Putnam – Carolyn (Emerson) Watson, 64, of Sabin St., died Thursday, April 9, 2015 in UMass Hospital with her family by her side. She was the loving fiancé of Henry Davis. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. and Ellen M. (Perrotta) Emerson.
Mrs. Watson worked for over twenty years as an optometrist’s assistant for Putnam Vision Center. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and enjoyed crafts, bird watching, painting, cooking, and gardening. She especially loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and her dog “Missy.”
In addition to her fiancé, Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Laurie Rivard and her husband Nicholas of Sterling, Shanon Sabourin and her husband James of Thompson; her sister Sandra Ann Jarosz and her husband John J. Jarosz, Jr. of Webster; her grandchildren, Joseph and his wife Riley, Jocelyn, Logan, and Ryan. She was predeceased by her daughter, the late Hope Emerson.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Carolyn’s family from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Webster, MA. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.