I haven't made time to blog about this yet so I'll just toss out the obit that ran in the paper today:
James Watt, Jr., age 95, died Thursday evening, October 30, 2008 after a short illness. He was born on December 1, 1912 in Scotland and was a long time resident of Wilmington, MA and more recently a resident of the Canton Regency. James was a machinist in the Boston Navy Yard during WW II, retiring from the U.S. Gypsum Co. in Boston . He was a member of the Hill Memorial Baptist Church in Allston , MA and a member of Bethany Lodge F&AM, Brighton , MA . Proceded in death by his parents, James and Isabelle (Gillooly) Watt and by his wife Lillian (Ritchie) Watt. James is survived by two sons, James Ritchie Watt of Dracut, MA and William (Priscilla) Watt of Canton; two grandsons William (Alice) Watt of San Jose, CA and James (Jennifer) Watt of Canton; two great-grandsons James and Joseph Watt of Canton; and a sister Isabella (Andrew) McGowan of Fl. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (Nov. 5, 2008) at 11:00 am in the Arnold Funeral Home of Canton with Dr. William Watt officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the services from 10-11:00 am. Donations may be made to the Church of the Covenant Memorial Fund, 3014 Fulton Dr. NW , Canton , OH 44718 . Interment will be held on Saturday in the Wildwood Cemetery in MA.
( Arnold , Canton 330-456-7291)