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St. Richard Catholic Church
Saturday July 24th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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St. Richard Catholic Church
Saturday July 24th, 2021

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Sterlus "Pete" Earl Watts

Sterlus "Pete" Watts, age 82, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal rest, Sunday afternoon, December 6, 2020, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born July 24, 1938 in Toledo, Ohio to Irene Viola Schondel. Pete was a 1957 graduate of Swanton High School. On June 25, 1960, he married his beloved wife, Margaret Rose Pawlaczyk. She preceded him in death on April 9, 2015.

Pete was an Insulator for 35 years, and member of Insulators Local 45. He retired in 1993. He was a member of St. Richard Catholic Parish, Swanton Elks Lodge #2462, and the Moose Lodge. Pete enjoyed playing golf, yard work, and watching football and cowboy movies. He especially enjoyed spending time with his beloved wife, Margaret and his family.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Michele (Jeff) Gillen, Phillip (Coleen) Watts, Christopher (Tamara)Watts, Val (Julia) Watts and Tammy (Danny) Baker; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brother, Norbert (Pam) Mossing and sister, Karen Mossing; brother-in-law, John (Luette) Pawlaczyk; sister-in-laws, Marie (Eldon) Dickmann and Janet Pawlaczyk

Besides his loving wife, Margaret, Pete was preceded in death by his mother, Irene; stepfather, Norbert Mossing; brother, William Watts; brother-in-law, Aloysius Pawlaczyk.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church in Swanton, where a Memorial Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Eric Culler presiding.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics.

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Pete was a great father in law and such a good friend I will always cherish the memories of him, especially our trip to Florida just Jordyn him and I

Thomas Sunior Jul 13 2021 8:13 PM

Michele, Phil, Chris, Val, Tammy and Family's Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. Always enjoyed talking to Pete whatever the occasion. He will be missed. Bob and Carol Vasko


Bob Vasko Dec 18 2020 12:00 AM

Pete and I always shared the gift of laughter. He was a kind and loving Papa. we will miss you so much Papa but I take comfort that you are now with your beloved Marge.

Julia Watts Dec 15 2020 12:00 AM

Deepest Sympathies Michele.
Love and hugs,

Pam Hopkins Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

Pete was a good friend in school at Swanton and always had a smile when talking. Enjoyed knowing
Pete and Marge through school and through the years.
Norma (Wiles) Thomas-Herr

Mrs. Norma (Wiles) Thomas-Herr Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Pete was a very good friend an could always make me laugh. His support at the Elks was most appreciated. A Brother Elk is never forgotten, never forsaken. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Barbara Gerke Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Sterlus "Pete" Watts

Lynda Coffey & David Westmark Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Our Condolences go out to all the family. Prayers are with you all.

Tom & Carol Walborn Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Went to school with Pete and Marge. Betty Lambert

Betty Lambert Dec 9 2020 12:00 AM

To all the Watts Family. I am so sorry to hear of Pete Passing, He was a good friend of ours for so many years. He will be miss in this Community, and By many friends. Rest in Peace Pete. Heaven gained another Angel, soar high my friend.

Bonnie & Ron Holdeman Dec 9 2020 12:00 AM

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