Vern Watson

Obituary of Vern Watson

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Vernon Walter Watson, who died Oct 22, 2023 at Ridgewood Veteran’s Hospital in Saint John NB at the age of 92.


Vernon was born in Kensington PEI to Joseph and Myrtle (Mac Dougall) Watson. He was one of 16 Children for his parents.


He is predeceased by siblings  Margaret and Ronnie who died as babies, Leonard, Helen, Bernice, Arthur, Eric, Charlie, George, Francis, Elaine, Kenneth, and May,  both his parents,  and  by his son Mark.


He leaves behind his children, grandchildren, and his partner Joan Kerr of NB, and his sisters Janet and Patricia both of Ontario, and many nieces and nephews.


Vern fought in the Korean War and following his release from the military, he became a mechanic in Ontario for Chrysler; a career that spanned  many years. When time permitted, he loved nothing more than to go fishing or go for a long, scenic drive.


Joan would like to thank Extra-Mural for all the help and support they have given to Vern, it was much appreciated.  We would also like to thank Nancy Forgrave for all her help, in her role as our home care support worker, we so appreciate your help and care.


Cremation has taken place through Wallace Funeral Home, Sussex, NB. Interment to take place in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, at 1374 Hamilton Rd., Indian River, on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 1:30 p.m.


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