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Watts WilliamWATTS, William George (Bill)   -  JANUARY 11, 1937 – OCTOBER 3, 2022 

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, October 3rd, 2022 shortly after 9:00 p.m. at 85 years of age. 

Beloved husband of Grace for 66 years.

Devoted father of Mary Anne and Robert (Charissa).

Loving Grampa of Melanie (Jon), Shawn, Alex and Katy.

Predeceased by his brother Jack. Bill will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends. 


Bill worked for Bell Canada for 31 years and spent a year working in Saudi Arabia.

He was a former member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, after retiring from Bell he worked as Real Estate Agent for Frank Real Estate and he was also a previous broadcaster with CKLB/CKQT. 

Bill was an Elder with Cedar Dale United Church and a previous Elder with Albert Street United Church. He was also a Chaplin at Lakeridge Health Corporation – Oshawa. 

Bill enjoyed cruising and spending winters in Florida with his wife and family. 

Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, October 11th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, October 12th at 1:30 p.m. Interment at Thornton Cemetery. 

Memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. 

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at  oshawafuneralhome.com .