A Funeral Mass for Katherine M. (Broderick) McCourt, 102, of Londonderry N.H., formerly of Watertown, will be held on Tuesday, June 11, in the Church of Saint Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown.
Mrs. McCourt, the only child of the late John and Catherine (Feeney) Broderick, was born in Everett days after the United States entered World War I. She soon moved to Watertown, where she attended Hosmer Elementary School, East Junior High School, and then Watertown High School, graduating in 1935. As a result of her parents’ hard work and savings, she was able to further her education at Bryant & Stratton Commercial School where she completed the Secretarial Program in 1936. Upon graduation, she took a job at the John McCourt Company, a construction firm started by its namesake in 1893. There she met the founder’s grandson, Frank McCourt, who soon after proposed to her during his active military service. After Pearl Harbor, the two moved up their wedding to Christmas Day 1941 so that he could fight in World War II without losing the love of his life.
A Funeral Mass for Grace Teresa (Bottari) Juliano will be celebraated on Friday May 3, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown. A daughter of the late Felice Bottari and Pauline (Cicclo) Bottari, Grace passed away Sunday morning. She was 89. Marie was born and raised in Cambridge and graduating from Cambridge High & Latin class of 1948. She moved to Watertown in 1958 with her husband Joseph Vincent Juliano.
The following information was provided by Giragosian Funeral Home:
Richard Marcus, age 71, of Watertown passed away suddenly on April 24, 2019. Survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Mary (Ovoian) Marcus, and his children Jessica Marcus and partner Jim Ankrom, Henry, Seth, and Amanda Marcus and husband Alasdair Post-Quinn. Dedicated brother of George Marcus and the late Stephen Marcus; cherished brother-in-law of Lois Cooper and Ellen Schön.
Richard is also survived by his many cousins, friends, and two generations of loving nieces and nephews.
Francis U. “Frank” Cousineau of Watertown, died on April 18, 2019 at the age of 90. Retired Watertown teacher and coach. U.S. Army Veteran, Korea. He graduated from WHS in 1947 and was an outstanding athlete. His senior year, Frank was named to the All-Suburban Team and was also a first team All-Scholastic on multiple All-Star squads.
A Funeral Home Service will be held on Saturday April 20, 2019 at 10 am in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, Watertown for Eva C. (Karcher) Mason. Mrs. Mason passed away on Friday evening, April 12 in the Watertown Health Care Center. Born in 1918, Eva was 11 days shy of her 101st birthday. A lifelong resident of Watertown, she graduated from Watertown High School, Class of 1936. She retired from Perkins School of the Blind, Watertown.
Kurtis Johnson, age 24, of Watertown, formerly of Plymouth, died on April 2, 2019. Son of Lauren Connolly and Richard Johnson. Cherished brother of Nicole and Matthew Johnson. Stepson of Joseph Connolly, Michelle Lockwood and Bill Matus. Wonderful grandson to Ken Devine and Diane Arndt and great grand son to Sue Devine.
David Paul Roche of Watertown. April 1, 2019, at age 57. Loving son of Mary Catherine (Dormady) Roche and the late John Martin Roche. Dear brother of Wayne Roche & his partner Anna of New Hampshire, Susan Roche of Florida, Kim Harvey & her husband Brian of California, Jacquelyn Roche of Watertown, and Tim Roche & his wife Carole of Watertown. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Catherine James (Constantino) Holt, 101, of Wellesley, formerly of Watertown, passed away on March 21, 2019. Catherine attended Watertown High School but left to work in the family business, Kay’s Bakery on Galen Street, during the Great Depression and served as the Secretary of the Bakers Union in Boston during the 1930’s, according to the Town Council proclamation given to her on her 100th birthday. She received her GED diploma, and after watching her own children graduate from Boston College, she returned to school graduating from Newbury College, with honors, in 1982, at age 64. The following information came from the Faggas Funeral Home:
Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Holt. Devoted mother of Leonard T. Holt and his wife Deborah, and Barbara Holt Clarke and her husband Jeffrey. Loving grandmother of Jennifer and her husband Ryan, Leonard Jr. and his wife Chelsea, Kenneth, Jonathan, and Philip.
Anthony (Tony) DiGiacomandrea was born in Acton on April 27, 1929. He grew up in a farm house in Acton where his father and uncle owned and ran a concrete block company for several years. The family moved to Watertown when Tony was still young where he spent his entire life. After a brief illness, on March 12, 2019, at the age of 89, Tony passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Tony was a hard-working blue collar guy.