Bernard F. Watters
Bernard F. Watters, 80, of Dresden Ave. East Liverpool, Ohio died on Saturday, February 23, 2002, at the home of his daughter and son in law, Nancy and Bruce Collins, on Kincade East Road in Warren, Ohio after a brief illness.
He was born in East Liverpool on September 4, 1921, the son of the late Samuel J. and Anna Vondran Watters, He had lived his entire life in this area.
Mr. Watters had been employed as a Coldstrip Inspector at the former Crucible Steel plant in Midland, retiring in 1977 after over 31 years of service. He also owned and operated the Watters Statue and Lawn Ornaments on Dresden Avenue in East Liverpool for over 50 Years, last working in July of 2001.
He was a member of the St. Aloysius Community Parish of East Liverpool. A Veteran of the U.S. Army during W.W. II, a Life member of the American Legion Post 374, and the A.A.R.P.
Mr Watters is survived by his wife of over 54 years, Ann Moore Watters whom he married in 1947.
He is also survived by his daughter and her husband, Nancy and Bruce Collins of Warren, Ohio – one brother, Regis Watters of East Liverpool, Ohio and two sisters, Mrs Joann Johnson and her husband Floyd, and Eleanor Watters also of East Liverpool and very special friend, Pamela Mills. 3 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.
In Addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by one son, Bernard W. Watters, one daughter, Helen Ann Watters, two brothers, Ronald Watters and Leonard Watters and two sisters, Evelyn Boyer and Amelia Shilling.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the church on Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at 10:00 AM with Rev. Fr. Bernard Gaeta as Celebrant.
Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes 15072 St. Clair Ave. in Calcutta on Tuesday, February 26, 2002, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM.
Friends may view this obituary and send condolances on line at altmeyer.com.