Gertrude "May" Watt

Obituary for Gertrude "May" Watt

January 2, 2018
Newington, Connecticut

Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother


Gertrude "May" Watt, 93, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late James S. Watt. Born in Cambridge, MA, she was a longtime Newington resident and member of the Church of Christ, Congregational. She retired from the Newington Children's Hospital and was an active member of their retirees club. She loved spending her winters with her husband in Jensen Beach, FL for many years. A loving mother and grandmother, she leaves her son David Watt and his wife Susan of Vero Beach, FL and her daughter Judie O'Connor and her husband Brian of Newington, her grandchildren, Lindsay Bergstrom, Melanie Karadeniz and husband Deniz, Stephen Mills and wife Amy, Erik Mills and wife Jennifer, and great grandchildren Chloe Bergstrom, Reis Karadeniz, Bennett, Graham, Mason, Lucy and Sienna Mills. She also leaves her brother, Charles Brown of NC and many nieces and nephews, including her devoted nephew, John Sutcliffe and his wife Marcia of MA. She was predeceased by her two sisters, Elizabeth Wills and Anne Sutcliffe. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 6th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Christ, Congregational, 1075 Main St., Newington. Burial will follow in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, January 5th, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington. Memorial donations may be made to the Church of Christ, Congregational, 1075 Main St., Newington or to the CT Children's Medical Center Foundation, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106.

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