- On August 16, 2022
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John G. “Jack” Watson, age 98 of Upper St. Clair formerly of Forest Hills. On August 15, 2022 passed peacefully and in conversation with his God. Loving husband of the late Helen Milligan Watson who was forever his best friend. He had great love for his daughters Rebecca Ferrari (deceased), Claire Thornburgh, Susan Watson and Gretchen Stokes. He was in great joy of his grandchildren Lindsay Ferrari, Jessica Redmond, Caitlin Springer, Meghan Nageotte, Justin Thornburgh, Allison Kaye Stokes, Jackson Stokes, Elizabeth Stokes, great grandchildren McKenna Jordan Springer and Sloane Rebecca Redmond. To these, he will always be their Hanker.
Jack served in the U.S. Marines with the 4th Marine Division in the Pacific Theater 1942-1946. He graduated from Penn State in 1951. Jack was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Upper St. Clair and a resident of Sunrise Assisted Living in Upper St. Clair.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Internment will be at the National Cemetery of Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Rd., Bridgeville, PA 15017 with full military honors on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Road