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Thomas "Unkie" Watson
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    Danvers, MA 01923

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“My deepest condolences to all of the Watson family on losing Tommy. He was such a wonderful person. I'll always remember him with a smile because he...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Jeanine (Ferri) Barlow - Friend

“Please accept our sympathy on Tommy's passing. As many folks have said we also feel so lucky to have grown up on Warren Street and we have wonderful...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Alice, Annemarie, & Eileen Schmitt & Perry

“While the loss of a loved one is never easy, even when anticipated, it is most certainly the hardest when they are taken from us too soon. Your loss...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Joseph Scaramozza - revere, MA

“my sympathies to mrs watson, lorna, ingrid, william and jamie and all your family...decades go by in a flash, and you develop a life, and sometimes...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: tommy rossi - wakefield, MA

“Thank you for keeping me safe all those years, Tom. May you rest in eternal peace. My condolences to your close friends and family. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Dianne Marie - Haverhill, MA

“I was lucky enough to have met Tom when he worked at the Whidden Hospital and became fast friends with him, which was easy because Tom was the type...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Kevin Krupcheck - Medford, MA

“Tommy "Unkie" you were the best! Big T asks for you everyday. He misses you but knows you're his guardian angel and will watch over him. When you...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Jamie Flanagan - Saugus, MA

“You always hRest in peace my friend.You will be missed.Your always smiling face & good word will be certainly missed.What a loss for us & gain for...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Daryl Daigneault - Lynn, MA

“We are so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. He was much loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Our sincere condolences. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Jim and Pat (Watson) Vaugh - NC

“Tommy was like a big Teddie Bear! He was always so kind and thoughtful. He has the sweetest heart of gold. We are so sorry for your loss. You are all...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Dianne Ferri - Dover, NH - Friend

“Dear Family and Friends,Rusty and I are so saddened by the passing of Tom. He and Rusty were coworkers and friends for years. Our thoughts and...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Annie Barr - Wakefield, MA

“Our deepest sympathy to Liz and the entire Watson family. We have fond memories of the Watson children growing up from children to adults. It seems...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Richard Pasquariello - Revere, MA

“I didn't know Tommy well, which is to say i didn't see him many times..or know him as well, or as long, as i would have liked.... That being said,...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Tim mahoney - providence, RI

“Tommy "Unkie", Ma, myself, Nick and Winston walk around the house looking for you. You are sorely missed. Daddy came for you too soon. But I know...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Ingrid Watson - SAUGUS, MA

“UNKIE YOU WILL BE MISSED BY ALL YOUR FAMILYRIP ThomasFrom your cousin Georgie and family circle xxx ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Georgie Strand - Family

“There really are no words to express what a great man Tom was. Working alongside him at the hospital, Tom always ensured my safety and provided much...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Jenn Nagle

“Tommy was a wonderful wonderful kind person. I picture him sitting on the deck watching his nieces and nephews with that big smile. He was the only...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Elaine LaFratta - Peabody, MA

“so sorry for your loss you and your family are in my prayers Jamie give not so little Tommy F. a big hug for meluv yajoan ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Joan L TREMBLAY - saugus, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss.Tommy was such a kind hearted person. Always looking out for others. He will be missed ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Eileen Cogliano - York, ME

“TOMMY YOU WILL BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN WILL NEVER FORGET THE GREAT CHILDHOOD WE HAD ON WARREN ST STREET HOCKEY GAMES FOOTBALL GAME SOFTBALL...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: PAUL DIPLATZI - Revere, MA

“Tom and I became friends when we both attended first grade at the Mckinley school. I remember how much he liked to laugh and have a good time. When...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: NEIL MATTHEWS - TEWKSBURY, MA


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.