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60 Roe Ave
P.O. Box 539
Gander, NL A1V 2E1
Phone: 709-256-8585 or 1-888-256-8585
Fax: 709-256-7606
Edwin (Ed) Watton

Edwin (Ed) Watton

Sunday, March 19th, 1944 - Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Passed away peacefully at Lakeside Homes, Gander on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, Edwin Watton, age 75.
Predeceased by his parents William and Rachel Watton.
Left to mourn with loving memories are his wife Cecilia (nee Philpott), son David (Meghan) of Halifax, NS; daughter Maria Watton (David Wamback) of Yarmouth, NS; brother Clyde (Norma) of Gander, NL; sister Margaret (Selby Freeman) of Champney’s West, NL; nephew John Freeman (Kim) of Torbay, NL; niece Angela Knee (Jim) of St. John’s, NL; and a large circle of relatives and friends.
Resting at Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander with visitations on Saturday, April 27th from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Funeral service will take place on Sunday, April 28th at 2:00 P.M. from St. Martin’s Anglican Cathedral. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edwin’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 108 – 835 Topsail Rd. Mount Pearl, NL. A1N 3J6.
Arrangements entrusted through Stacey’s Funeral Home, Gander. To leave a message of condolence, please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander
    60 Roe Ave
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander
    60 Roe Ave
  • Service

    Sunday, April 28th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, April 28th, 2019 2:00pm
    St. Martins Anglican Cathedral, Gander
    Rev Brian Candow (St. Martins Anglican Cathedral)
  • Interment

    All Saints Cemetery, Gander


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Shirley Nolan

Posted at 04:16pm
Clyde & sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My deepest sympathy to you both.

Leslie Ann Blake

Posted at 06:35am
So sad to hear of Mr. Watton’s passing. He was an incredible teacher of mine at Centennial Central High and then Riverwood Academy. I will always remember his sense of humour, and his great teaching ability that has had a lasting effect on countless students. Best science teacher ever! Rest In Peace Mr. Watton, and my condolences to the family.

Barry and Jean LeDrew

Posted at 08:15pm
We are sad to hear of Ed's passing. Ed was a colleague and friend for many years. He was a competent and dedicated teacher, but more importantly, a wonderful human being, treating everyone with respect, whether they deserved it or not. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Barry and Jean LeDrew

Bob Walters

Posted at 06:06am
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my old colleague, car pool buddy and very dear friend. Ed was an outstanding teacher and an even better person. Those who knew him loved his warm, gentle nature and respected his unshakeable integrity. Judy and I pass on our deep condolences to Cecilia, David and Maria.

Dan Bursey

Posted at 04:52am
I can remember Mr. Watton as an very fine teacher and very nice man
He was Mr. Kotter in our play, good times and good laugh with him
My condolences to the family
Dan Bursey

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