Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Justin and Annie (Alexander) Rice, she lived in East Providence for 40 years. Mrs. Watson was devoted to the care of her family and friends.
She is survived by her brother; Herbert Rice of California, a sister; Anita MacDonald of Florida, a niece; Susan G. Paquin of Swansea, two grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was the mother of the late Michael Watson, sister of the late William Rice, Margaret Chappell and Edward McLinden and loving companion of the late George E. Kent.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com