Watson, John C.
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John C. Watson, 91, of Yonkers, NY passed away peacefully at his home on April 25, 2013. John was born in Grand Falls, Canada on January 26, 1922. John was married to Claire Van Straalen, who predeceased him in 1994. They were married for 48 years. John worked as a construction worker for The New York Dockbuilders and Carpenters Union until he retire at the age of 65. He was a veteran of WWII. He enjoyed painting and sketching. He was also a member of the Scarsdale American Legion Post 52. John is survived by four children: Gary (Patricia), Dennis (Irene), Donna Jordan and Thomas (Maria); ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 3pm until 9pm at Flynn Memorial Home, on Central Park Avenue. The funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am, Monday April 29th at St. Eugene's Church, Massitoa, Road, Yonkers, NY 10710. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to The Glaucoma Foundation on their website: https://www.glaucomafoundation.org/.
Flynn Memorial Home
1652 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710
Flynn Memorial Home, Inc. - Yonkers
1652 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10710
Published in the The Journal News on Apr. 27, 2013