Margaret Rose Watts, 85, of Edison, died on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland she came to the USA in 1955 to marry her best friend and the love of her life, John V. Watts in Newark, NJ. In 1958, they moved to Edison, where they’ve resided ever since. She was a communicant of Guardian Angels Church in Edison and a member of the Altar Rosary Society. She also was a member of the Edison Seniors Club. For many years, she volunteered at Rose Mountain Care Center in New Brunswick, where she prayed the rosary with the residents. Margaret loved to sing, tell jokes, talk about Ireland, but most of all spend time with her beloved family and friends who will miss her beyond words.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, John; 4 children, Geraldine Miller & her husband, Edward of Wanaque, John of East Millstone, Maureen Meyers & her husband Lee of South River, & Patricia Benning & her husband Robert of Edison; 7 grandchildren, Brian Miller & his wife Cristi, Dan Miller & his wife Emily, John Meyers & his wife Steffi, Mark Meyers, Thomas Meyers, Robert Benning & his wife Sarah, & James Benning; 4 great-grandchildren, Jackson & Sean Miller, & Henry & Lily Meyers; 7 siblings; many beloved nieces and nephews, and life-long friends, Bridget Fox and Kathy Reddy, and her dear neighbors, Katherine and Angelo Damone.
Visitation will be on Monday, November 19 from 2-4 &7-9 pm at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Avenue (Rt. 27), Metuchen, NJ.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:15 am from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at Guardian Angels Church, Edison. Entombment will be in Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. (www.stjude.org)