Barbara (DePeter) Watson

July 11, 1926 ~ October 7, 2019 (age 93)


South Portland-Barbara Watson, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 7, 2019 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born on July 11, 1926 in Boston, MA, the daughter of Thomas and Sadie (Cohen) DePeter.

Barbara is predeceased by her husband Royce “Pinky” Watson who passed in 1978.

She is survived by her five children Deborah Smalley and her husband Ron, Royce Watson and his wife Patti, Jill Hanson, Scott Watson and Beth Treadwell, one brother Edward DePeter, three nephews Paul DePeter. Ron DePeter, and Greg Hill. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Scarborough Free Baptist Church 55 Mussey Rd, Scarborough. Burial will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Brooklawn Memorial Park in Portland.

Expressions of sympathy maybe made in the form of donations to The American Heart Association 51 US Route 1, Suite M Scarborough, ME 04074 or the Maine Children’s Cancer Program 100 Campus DR STE 107 Scarborough, ME  04074.

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Funeral Service
October 13, 2019

2:00 PM
Scarborough Free Baptist Church

October 15, 2019

12:00 PM
Brooklawn Memorial Park
2002 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04102

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