Watson, Raymond Harold, age 85, of Pompton Lakes on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Born and raised in Paterson, Raymond had lived in Pompton Lakes for more than 55 years. He served his country as a sailor in the U.S. Navy. After his service Raymond worked at Hoffman LaRoche for 32 years until his retirement.
Raymond was the beloved husband of Lorraine (nee: Mayer) Watson. Loving father of Raymond Watson and his wife Marianne of Glen Rock and Glenn Watson and his fiancé Susan of Vernon. Dear grandfather of Matthew Watson, Bryan Watson, Timothy Watson and Grace Watson. Dear brother of Judith Polo, the late William Watson and the late Lorraine Casper.
A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday from 6-9pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to a charity of your choice.