Thomas "Unkie" Watson

  • Born: June 22, 1963
  • Died: August 16, 2016
  • Location: Saugus, Massachusetts

Smith Funeral Home

125 Washington Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150

Tel. (617) 889-1177

Tribute & Message From The Family


WATSON, Thomas W. "Unkie"- Of Saugus, August 16th. Devoted son of Elizabeth Watson of Saugus and the late William "Bernie" Watson. Beloved brother of Lorna Morrissey and her husband Frank of Saugus, Ingrid Watson and her son Nick, who Tommy treated as a son, William Watson and his wife Lanie of Franklin and Jamie Flanagan and her husband Jeff of Saugus. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews including the late Lily Austin Morrissey. Expressions of sympathy in Tommy's name may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B 102, Danvers, MA 01923.

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland 53 years ago, Thomas passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, 3 months after being diagnosed with an overwhelming illness. In 1967, at the age of 4, his family left Northern Ireland and settled in Revere, where he attended the McKinley School, graduated from Dom Savio High School and furthered his education at Suffolk University. For over 10 years, he was a partner with 2 of his friends in Constant Observation Protection Services also known as C.O.P.S, a security and protection company. A member of the Revere Moose for over 20 years and a dedicated "Redskins" fan, Tommy was the go to person, family or friend for advice or friendship or entertaining on the WFD.

Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service held in St. John's Episcopal Church, 8 Prospect Street, Saugus on Sunday, August 28th at 10:30 AM followed by a celebration of his life at the Fox Hill Yacht Club, 114 Ballard Street, Saugus.