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“Diane and Roger, and all of Claire's family. I do not have to tell you what a kind, sweet woman your mother was for I am sure that you are well...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jim Kippenhan - Norfolk, VA

“To Claire's family, I'm just hearing about this news and I wanted to send love and prayers to the whole family. I have known Claire all my life as...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Danielle McCann (Kippenhan) - MA

“My deepest condolences to Diane and Roger and their families. Claire was a wonderful person and I am sure she will be missed dearly. I have many...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Pamela Tino - Rohoboth, MA

“My husband Frank and I met Claire at the All American Assisted Living in Raynham where my mother Ann Lipousky lived for almost 3 years. Claire was...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Lynn Mortimer - Foxboro, MA

“Diane and Ken,We were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a true lady and a wonderful person. Please extend our condolences to your...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Bill and Louise Morse - MA

“Dear Diane and RogerWe learned of your Moms passing from John just this week. We're sorry to hear that and sorry We didn't have an opportunity to be...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Trudy and Jim Harney - Marshfield, MA

“Hi Diane and Roger, Claire was like a second mother to me. She will be missed ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: John Harney - South Easton, MA

“Claire was a very big part of the fun and joy my mother Phyllis McLaughlin shared when they lived at Queset on the Pond. Very often when I took them...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Geraldine Osborne - Easton, MA

“Our deepest sympathies to your entire family. I have so many fond memories of fun times with your Mom, Easton Jaycees variety shows, singing, and of...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Rosemary Anderson - Bridgewater, MA

“My beautiful Aunt. Diane, Such a lovely tribute to your precious Mom. She was the dearest Aunt. We had such great trips together in Nova Scotia...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Shirley s - Next

“We will miss you so much. We are remembering you and all our great visits at Janice's and the wonderful get togethers we had over the years. You...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Arlene Tavares - Hanover, PA


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EASTON - Claire T. (Cote) Watts, 95, a resident of Easton for the past 69 years, passed away peacefully in her daughter's home on May 13, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Philip Watts, Jr.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late George and Merilda (Vallee) Cote, she was raised and educated in Fall River and Whitman, and was a graduate of Dominican Academy.

For several years, Claire was employed as a legal secretary, following which she obtained her Real Estate license from Stonehill College and had a successful career as a Realtor for 18 years with George Glynn Realty.

Claire was a founding member of Holy Cross Church of Easton. She was an active member of the church choir and Women's Club, past member of the Easton Jaycees, and member of The Friends of Borderland where she was a volunteer guide. For many years, she joyously sang soprano with the Jubilate Chorale. She volunteered for the Brockton Symphony Orchestra and American Cancer Society of Brockton where she served on the Board of Directors.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Roger P. Watts of Minneapolis, MN, and her daughter, Diane C. Percy and her husband Kenneth of Easton; daughter-in-law Beverly Watts; grandchildren, Jennifer (Watts) Dinesfeld and her husband Brian, Rebecca (Watts) Kitchens and her husband Jay, Thomas Percy and his wife Erin, Laura Percy, and Joseph Watts; great grandchildren, Abby Rose, Brady, and Colin Percy, Jackson and Madison Kitchens. She was predeceased by her sisters Rita Thibodeau, Jeannette Ignatowicz, and Lorraine Dussault, and leaves many nieces and nephews.

Due to Federal & State Emergency concerning Covid-19, a private funeral service will be held by the family with burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Claire's name may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley Street, West Bridgewater, MA 02379 or My Brother's Keeper, PO Box 338, Easton, MA 02356-0338. Arrangements by the Kane Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Easton.