Nancy S. Watson
1941 - 2019
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Nancy S. Watson
Warren, Maine: Nancy Watson, formerly of Fairfield, left this life peacefully on March 10, 2019, with family by her side.
Born on June 3, 1941 in Rockland, Maine, daughter of Walter and Irene Starrett, she attended Warren High School and received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Maine in Orono and was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, Gamma Chapter. She later earned a Master's Degree from the University of Bridgeport. Nancy was an educator and served as a classroom teacher, mentor, and teacher trainer. A majority of her career was spent in the Fairfield, CT, school system. Her passion for education extended to the arts, and she served as media director for the Museum of Arts, Science and Industry in Bridgeport, was a member of the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, ME and the Portland Museum of Art. Nancy rarely moved without a camera by her side. An avid photographer, she photographed people and scenes in India, Afghanistan, Iran, Morocco, China and Canada, as well as her beloved State of Maine. After leaving Fairfield, Nancy returned to her hometown in Maine where she was elected to the her local Board of Education. Survivors include her son, Thomas Watson and fiancé Kimberly Sanders of Warren, her sister Jean Whelan of Wells, special friend Zach Wyllie as well as many loving cousins and friends. A private graveside service will be held in the spring. Contributions in Nancy's memory may be made to: the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240 or Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Route One #2C, Scarborough, ME 04070.

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Published in Connecticut Post on Mar. 17, 2019.
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March 21, 2019
We would like to express our deepest sympathy and most sincere condolences at this difficult time of grief. In loving memory of
Nancy.
Robin and Arun Nanu
March 19, 2019
So sorry to hear about Nancy. We taught at Tomlinson for many years and I always admired her strength as an educator. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Milton Jacoby
March 16, 2019
I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family.
May you be comforted by the beautiful words at
2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17 during the coming days ahead.
Liz
March 13, 2019
To the family, I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the loving support of your family, friends and prayers sustain you through this very difficult time. Isaiah 57:15
Angie
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