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Thomas E. Watson

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, August 19, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Thomas E. Watson, who died following a brief struggle with Pancreatic Cancer at the Kaplan Family Hospice House of Danvers on Wednesday, August 14th. His Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, August 20th in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., and immediately followed by interment at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Born in Chelsea, he lived in Revere his entire life, in the Oak Island Section of Revere. He was a member of the Class of 1958 at Revere High School & continued on to Wentworth Institute of Boston as a member of the class of 1960. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era in April of 1961 & was discharged in April of 1965 as an Airman 1st Class. He had a 25-year career with Teradyne Corp. as an Electrical Engineer, before joining COGNEX Inc. for five (5) years, before retiring in 2010. Mr. Watson’s greatest joy was his relationships with his family, especially his wife, children & grandchildren.

He is the beloved husband of 58 Carol A. (Holden) Watson. He is the cherished father to Albert T. Watson & his wife, Renee of Groveland, Melanie M. Steritti, RN & her husband, Joseph of Beverly & Richard E. Watson & his wife, Maria of Chester, NH. He is the devoted grandfather of Thomas A. Watson & his fiancée Jenelle Sprague, Brien M. Watson & his fiancée, Veronica Stearns all of Groveland, Jon Watson, Kayla Watson, Matthew Watson, all of Chester, N.H. & Paige & Joseph Steritti, Jr., both of Beverly. He is the proud brother of William Watson of Ossipee, N.H. and Judy Studebaker of Revere. Several nieces & nephews also survive Thomas.


Visiting Hours

Monday, August 19th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 20th at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home


Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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  1. Joseph Mosher
    Aug 20 2019

    Tom was my classmate at RHS and is remembered as a real nice person. He will be in my prayers.

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