Gerard P. Watson (“Gerry”) passed away at his home in Brooklyn, NY 11209 on April 12, 2020 at the age of 88. He is survived by his four daughters: Mary, Margaret, Tracey and Maureen; and three grandchildren: John, Huntly and Mac. His wife, Maureen Larkin, predeceased him. Gerry is a graduate of Regis High School, Saint Peter’s College (NJ) and Columbia Law School. He served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War, and he practiced law for over thirty years.
Gerry grew up in Bay Ridge, loved the beach and summers at Breezy Point and Coney Island, and thoroughly enjoyed the company of his family, neighbors and colleagues. He will be remembered for his character, sense of humor and kindness. Gerry is missed every day by those who knew and loved him.
Gerry was a Proctor and Life Member of the MLAUS having been a member since 1960.
For those looking forward to celebrating Gerry’s life, a memorial gathering will be held at a future time.
In lieu of flowers or other acknowledgments, the family requests that any donations be sent in his name to:
Regis High School
55 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028-1221