Hancock – Mabel E. Watson, 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2021. Born in Hancock, MA she is the daughter of the late Howard and Etta (Bragg) LaPier.
Throughout the years Mabel worked many jobs to support her six daughters including; McClintock Chevrolet, Ceramaseal, Dave’s Coffee Shop, Bob’s Country Kitchen, Mrs. Murphy’s and most recently at Jiminy Peak. She is a past member of The Hancock Fire Sirens Ladies Auxiliary. Mabel enjoyed bowling, square dancing, crocheting and playing cards. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.
Mabel is survived by her daughters, Jean (The late Gary) Hoffman, Judith Watson, June (The late Mark) Sheline, Joanne (Bill) Barton and Jacqueline Watson; her sister-in-law Mary Beth LaPier; her brother-in-law Charlie (Barbara) Watson; her grandchildren, Gregory Lawson, Jr., Courtney Watson, Justin Hoffman, Erica Mumford, Mark Sheline, Jr., Kenneth Sheline, Krystal Barton and Sara Barton. She is also survived by 7 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
In addition to her parents, Mabel was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Kenneth Watson; her daughter, Janet Watson; her granddaughter, Angela Watson and her brothers, Bill Baumann, Ralph Baumann, Harold Baumann and Howard “Sonny” LaPier.
Calling hours for Mabel will be held on Friday, January 29 from 4 to 7 pm at The Hall and Higgins Funeral Home, 457 NY-43, Stephentown. Facial coverings will be required at all times while inside the funeral home and social distancing will be practiced at all times. To leave a message of condolence for the family online please visit ParkerBrosMemorial.com.