Clara B. Watson, 60

February 09, 2009

NOV. 12, 1948-FEB. 7, 2009

Clara Blanche Linn Watson, 60, of 55 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at her home.

Born Nov. 12, 1948, in Erie, Pa., she was the daughter of Alvin M. Linn Sr. of Falling Waters, W.Va., and the late Blanche E. Burton Linn.

She was employed by the Goodwill Athletic Club.

She was a member of Fraternal Order of the Eagles No. 694 and VFW No. 1936 Auxiliary.

In addition to her father, she is survived by three daughters, Mary Simmons of Richmond, Va., and Anna Starliper and Rebekah Cogar, both of Hagerstown; four sisters, Medora Stoneberger of Newville, Pa., Sarah Gentile of Greencastle, Pa., and Rose Jones and Tina Imes, both of Hagerstown; six brothers, Samuel Linn of Front Royal, Va., Daniel Linn of Chambersburg, Pa., Joseph Linn of State Line, Pa., Alvin Linn Jr. of Williamsport, Pa., and Thornie Linn and Carl Linn, both of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; and her companion, Jack Myers of Hagerstown.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Edna Baker.

A memorial service will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, MD 21740 to help defray expenses.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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