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Dudley – David Edward Watterson, 49, went on from this life to the next on Friday July 27, 2018, surrounded by his loving wife, family, and friends;
He is survived by: His devoted wife and soul-mate Lee Ann (Charriez) Watterson; two sons: Steven Watterson of Webster, and Jared Murphy of Dudley; three daughters: Rachel Watterson of Webster, Sarah Watterson of Webster, and Brianna Murphy of Dudley; his father: John T. Watterson, and his wife Carol of Brookfield; his father and mother-in-law: Harold and Pamela Young of Webster; two brothers: Daniel Watterson and his companion Jenny Suazo of Worcester, and John T. Watterson III of CT; four sisters: Norma Jean Fox and her husband Dan of Worcester, Brenda Chase and her husband Mark of Middleboro, Pamela Lavenskie and her husband Michael of Boston, and Stephanie Vajcovec of CT; two nephews: Anthony Vajcovec and Daniel Watterson; two nieces: Isabella Vajcovec and Mira Watterson; his best friend Paul Beauregard; He also leaves many relatives, and countless friends; He was predeceased by his mother: Donna (Gonyea) Lavenskie and by his dad: Norman Lavenskie.
Dave was born in Worcester, MA on June 13, 1969; He was raised in Oxford and moved to Dudley with his wife several years ago; He worked for the Dell/EMC Company as a computer technician for many years, prior to that he worked for the Whalley Computer Associates as a contractor for 19 years.
Dave loved to cook and go hiking, especially with his dearest, and closest friend, his soul-mate, the love of his life Lee Ann; He was a friend and mentor to many young people. Dave was always there to guide and help, quietly and joyfully, never expecting or wanting anything in return; seeing others succeed and accomplish something was more than good enough for him. Dave will truly be missed by the multitude of lives that he touched.
Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday August 1, 2018 from 5:00 -8:00 pm at the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street Webster, MA, under the direction of the Graham, Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors of Worcester. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday August 2, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Rd. Dudley, MA; Committal will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Dudley.
Dave’s Family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at the SICU of Memorial Hospital for their compassionate and excellent care of Dave.
In lieu of flowers, Dave’s family kindly requests that you continue to help others as he strived to do by sending memorial contributions to Brice’s Courageous Battle C/O the Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, as Dave worked to raise funds for this worthy cause, he would appreciate you doing so in his memory.
To share a memory or to offer condolences, a guestbook is available at www.gpmfunerals.com
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