OBIT: Katherine McCourt, 102, 1935 WHS Grad, Raised Big Family

Katherine McCourt

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.

OBIT: Paul Kelly, 84, Past President of Hibernians, Served in Korean Conflict

Paul Kelly

A Funeral Mass for Paul Francis Kelly will be celebrated on Monday May 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown. A son of the late Edward P. Kelly and Ann C. (Morley) Kelly, Paul passed away Wednesday morning after a long illness. He was 84. Paul was born in Waltham and was a longtime resident of Watertown before moving to Scituate in the early 2000s. He graduated from St.

OBIT: Frank Cousineau, 90, Former Teacher, WHS Star Athlete

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.

OBIT: Eva Mason, 100, Worked at Perkins, Graduated from Watertown High

Eva Mason

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.

OBIT: Tony DiGiacomandrea, 89, Hard Working Family Man

Tony DiGiacomandrea

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.

OBIT: Robert McElroy, 71, Retired Watertown Police Lieutenant, Air Force Veteran

Robert “Bob” McElroy

Robert J. “Bob” McElroy of Millis, formerly of Watertown died on January 26, 2019 at the age of 71. McElroy retired as a lieutenant in the Watertown Police Department. He served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam. Beloved husband of Virginia “Ginger” (Burgess) McElroy. Loving & devoted father of Ashley M. Bailey & her husband Brent H. of San Diego, Madeline “Maddie” A. McElroy of Millis, and the late Brendan J. McElroy.