My Uncle Peter Joseph Watson Jr (Sonny) enjoying his beer as well as the company of his pal Al Alexander.
Monday, May 25, 2009
Monday, May 18, 2009
Back row from left to right
My Uncle Richard F Watson (Richie) 1924 - 1967
My Uncle Edward Leonard Watson (Lenny) 1920 - 1943
My Aunt Dorothy T Watson McArdle (Dottie) 1915 - 1997
Middle row left to right
My Aunt Clair R Watson Miller (Chickie) 1930 - 2000
Not sure who these two are.
Sitting is Dottie's then boyfriend George Martin. George went on to be a professional Boxer Career record 41 -24 - 8. He once fought Sugar Ray Robinson losing by TKO in the 8th round.
Friday, May 15, 2009
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The two little girls are my sisters Linda age 8, and Carol age 4.
Standing left to right
Aunt, Marie (Reenie) Gormley Tuminelli
Great Uncle, Fred W Gormley
Great Aunt, Marie Reagan Gormley
Father, Walter (Red) Watson
Uncle, Phil Tuminelli
Mother, Gertrude (Trudy) Watson
Great Aunt, Mildred (Millie) Gormley Weed
Left to Right Standing
Tommy Keegan, Al Alexander, Davey Durant, Paul Carroll
Left to Right Kneeling
Walter (Red) Watson, Gerry Toohig, Richard Watson
Al was killed in WWII in 1944
My Father Red Watson served in WWII & Korea
My Uncle Richie Watson Wounded WWII
I believe the others served in WWII as well.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Friday, May 8, 2009
(Top Right) My G-Great Grandfather Philip Lonergan b1846 Ireland,
arrived in South Boston in 1859, died in South Boston 1916.
(Middle Right) My G-Great Grandmother Catherine Welch Lonergan b1840 Ireland,
arrived in South Boston 1855, died in South Boston 1918.
Six other family members are buried here (not all mentioned on stone) including my Grandfather Philip Gormley.
Erected 1894 Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery