OBIT: Paul Stephen, 69, Devoted to His Family, Big Boston Sports Fan

Paul Stephen. Stephen, Paul, 69 of Cumberland Rhode Island,  passed away at Miriam Hospital on August 26 after a brief hospitalization. Paul grew up in Watertown, attended Watertown schools and graduated from Watertown High School in the Class of 1970. He was an avid golfer and a member at Oakley Country Club for many years and eventually had to limit playing golf due to health issues. Growing up, he and his family closely followed Boston area sports and as season ticket holders, never missed a Bruins home game.

OBIT: Tim McManus, Lifelong Watertown Resident, VP at Construction Company

Tim McManus

A Funeral Mass for Timothy Alan McManus will be celebrated on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 10:30 a.m., in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown. A son of the late Joseph P. McManus and Edna M. (Feeley) McManus, Tim passed away suddenly on June 29, 2021. Tim was a lifelong and proud resident of Watertown. A graduate of UMass Lowell, he worked in the Boston area construction industry for decades, most recently at Timberline Construction of Canton where he was the Executive Vice President. He lived life to the fullest, bringing a passion to everything he did.

OBIT: Pat Falter, Managed West Junior High Cafeteria, President of Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians

Pat Falter

A Funeral Mass for Theresa A. “Pat” (Hobin) Falter will be celebrated on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown. A daughter of the late John Hobin and Mary Theresa (Donahue) Hobin, Pat passed away surrounded by her family Monday morning. She was a devoted parishioner of Saint Patrick Parish in Watertown, were she volunteered working in the food pantry and the bingo. Pat was born and raised in Dorchester. She was one of six children to John & Mary Hobin.

OBIT: Alice “Betty” Rowan, Volunteered at Library, Historical Society; Memorial Service Planned

Alice (Betty) Elizabeth Rowan died peacefully in Marietta, Ga., on December 27, 2020. Betty was predeceased in death by her parents Edward and Alice (Maglinchy) Rowan and five siblings. Betty was welcomed into the home of Richard and Rose (Rowan) Monahan of Watertown as a young child upon the death of her parents. She graduated from Watertown High School and Burdett College. She worked in administrative positions with publishing and financial companies.

OBIT: John Flynn, 63, Served as Watertown Town Clerk for 26 Years

Long-time Watertown Town Clerk John Flynn. John “Jack” Flynn, who served as the Town Clerk of Watertown for more than a quarter century, died on Friday, May 7, 2021 after a brief illness. He was 63 years old. Born in Cambridge, he served as Deputy City Clerk and Principal Budget Analyst for the City of Cambridge before becoming Watertown’s Town Clerk in 1995. He retired in 2021.

OBIT: Samantha Lee Chase, 32, Grew Up in Watertown, Dog Lover

Samantha Lee Chase

Samantha Lee Chase of Watertown, passed away suddenly on March 12, 2021 at the age of 32. Sam was the loving daughter of David A. Chase & Lisa L. (Yankowski) Chase of Watertown. Born in Cambridge, she grew up and was raised in Watertown. Samantha spent 12 years in the Watertown Public School system, graduating from Watertown High School on 2006. After high school she obtained her degreein massage therapy.

OBIT: Dr. Kuhn Hong Lee, 83, Dedicated Rotary Member

Dr. Kuhn Hong Lee

Longtime Watertown Rotary Club member Dr. Kuhn Hong Lee passed away on Jan. 21, 2021 at the age of 83. He was born in South Korea, and moved to Minnesota in 1970. He and his wife Bang Won lived there until 2008, when they moved to Cambridge. He served as the director of the International Student Office of Minnesota State University, Mankato for nearly 30 years.