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David Watkins, Urgel Bourgie / Athos

David Watkins
1929 - 2018

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David Watkins
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David Samuel Watkins passed away at his home with his beloved wife, Thelma, at his side on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. David is predeceased by his daughter, Carol, and his siblings: Anice, Claude, Thomas, Ruby, Ophelia, and Shirley.

David is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Thelma, his children: Lisa, Jenny, and Leon, and his grandchildren: Onicka and Sharon, and his six great grandchildren. David is lovingly remembered by his brother-in-law George, his sister-in-law Joyce, and his nieces and nephews: Randolph (Alvin), Siedfred, Malcolm, Allen, Colbert, Rowena, Nettie, Milton, Lenox, Claudette, Franklin, Irma, Wilfred, Raymond, Tyrone, Vibert, Clayton, Gordon, Anne, Carolan (Rita), Jacqueline, Godfrey, Leonard (Lenny), Charles (Desmond), Claudette, Alvin (David), Gary, Terrence, Ivor, Abigail, Ingrid, Sharlie and Emerson.

David was born on August 17, 1929 in Albion, Corentyne Berbice, Guyana to Benjamin and Jane Watkins. He immigrated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1959 where he worked as a Douglas Hospital administrator until his retirement. He embraced life to the fullest and loved life with his family. He had a voracious appetite for music, especially jazz, and sports.

Visitation and viewing will be held at the Urgel Bourgie Feron funeral home on Saturday March 10 2018 at 1275 Avenue Dollard, for family 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM, guests from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. A celebration of life mass will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Guests are invited to attend the reception from 1 PM - 3 PM.

The family will receive relatives and friends at :

1275 Dollard, Lasalle

Visiting Hours

Saturday March 10, 2018 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Funeral service

Funeral will take place on March 10, 2018 11:00 AM at the following address: Chapelle de la paix, Lasalle.

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Messages in memory of David Watkins

Lorna Hoyte
March 09, 2018
Condolences to Thelma and family. I just saw this obituary. So sorry for your loss. Remember not to mourn as those without hope, for our hope lies in Christ Jesus. May his soul rest in peace.

Online ceremony viewing

Urgel Bourgie / Athos offers an online ceremony viewing service for family and friends.
This service is available on any desktop computer, tablet or smartphone for anyone who cannot attend the service in person.

The pictogram below will be displayed in the obituary section and enable loved ones to access the online ceremony viewing service.

Online ceremony viewing is available at our Beaumont, Beaubien and Lasalle funeral home complexes and Côte-de-Liesse and Saint-Hubert cemeteries.

Please contact us at 1 844 735-2025 for more information.

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