WATSON, Wayne Fraser, CD


Watson CropOf Sault Ste. Marie. Known to many as “Whip”, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in his 80th year.

Wayne was born at Belyea’s Cove, Queens County, NB on August 22, 1936. Survived by his best friend and loving wife Kirsti K. Watson (Tenhumaki) of Sault Ste. Marie. Father of Christopher Watson (Maria). Grandfather of Mac and Kenyon of Orinda, California. Son of the late Roy M. Watson and late Esther Vivian (Smith) (Watson) Robertson. Dear brother of Gary Watson (Maureen) of Pocologan, NB.

Wayne will be fondly remembered by Kirsti’s parents Aune and Onni Tenhumaki, his sisters and brothers-in-law Marja Voloshin, Perk Tenhumaki and Ginette Bellerose, Ossi Tenhumaki, Lea and Nick Tassone, Tuula and Dan Jodoin. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Before enlisting in the RCAF, Wayne lived and attended school in Saint John, NB, Charlottetown, PE and Halifax, NS.

Wayne was an Air Traffic Controller for 35 years. From 1953 to 1971 he was with the RCAF/CF at locations in Canada and Europe (retired Warrant Officer) and from 1971 to 1988 with Transport Canada at Toronto International Airport.

At Wayne’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral. Cremation has taken place.

Memorial donations to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

Thank you to Dr. Mary Wilson, CCAC staff, ParaMed Home Health Care, Laura Moss and most especially home care nurse Ivy Adam for the care and compassion shown to Wayne and our family.

Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (705-945-7758). www.northwoodfuneral.com