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Obituary for Noreen L. Watson (Johnson)

Noreen L. Watson, 69, a resident of East Road in Bennington, VT., died Monday, February 1, surrounded by her loving family following a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Bennington, VT. on April 18, 1951. Daughter of the late Frank and Louise (Betit) Johnson. She is a 1969 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington. She later attended the St. Joseph Business School in Bennington.

She was married to Charles E. Watson Jr. on April 17, 1971, at Sacred Heart Church in Bennington.

Noreen enjoyed gardening, snowmobiling, motorcycling, and being creative through ceramics and projects. She loved spending time with family, sharing her love and joy with her husband, children, grandchildren, and friends.

Noreen had worked for Vermont Color in Bennington, Walmart, and the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union. For many years Noreen was employed at Professional Nurses and BAYADA. She later took care of her aging mother.

Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Watson Jr. of Bennington. Two sons, David Watson of Bennington, and Charles E. Watson III and his spouse Autumn of Bennington. Her daughter, Heather Hathaway and her husband Stephen of Pownal. Her sister Trina Lampron of Bennington and a brother Frank Johnson III of North Bennington. Grandchildren Joslin, Corey, Isiah, Hailey, Angel, Patrick, Ethan, and Mireille. Along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded by her youngest child, Nicholas A. Watson.

Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Friday February 5th 2021 from 5 to 7pm.

The funeral will be held from the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Saturday February 6, at 10:30 a.m. with a prayer and then from Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church at 11am where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered.

The funeral will be streamed live on Zoom at the following link:

The entombment will take place in Park Lawn Chapel with the burial to be in Park Lawn Cemetery at a time to be announced in the spring.

If friends desire contributions in memory of Noreen may be made to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Shriners through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

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