North Greenbush, NY – Julie A. (Burke) Watterson, 89, died peacefully at home, February 1, 2022. She was born and raised in Clinton, MA on April 18, 1932, and one of 13 children of the late John and Gladys (Nettle) Burke. Julie devoted her life to her family, was active in her church, Saint Henry’s, and a proud volunteer for Community Hospice and Alzheimer’s Association.
Wife of the late Robert T. Watterson, who died in 1997, Julie leaves seven children, Mary Ellen Gunter, and her late husband John, Thomas Watterson, Carol Jenks, Robert Watterson and his wife Sharon, Patricia Carr and her partner Seth Stockholm, John Watterson, Paul Watterson and his wife, Linda; two brothers, Robert Burke and Thomas Burke and his wife Nancy; and sister, Loretta Rotti and her husband Richard; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral mass will be held Friday, February 4th, at 12:30 pm at Saint Henry’s Church, 39 Old Rte. 66, Averill Park, NY 12108. Arrangements are under the direction of Lyons Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Ave., Rensselaer, New York 12144. Flowers may be sent to Saint Henry’s Church prior to the service.