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Theodore P. "Ted" Watson, 64, of Shippensburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at his home. He was born on Saturday, July 12, 1947, in Carlisle, a son of the late Paul W. and Lois M. (Crooks) Watson.

He was a 1966 graduate of Carlisle High School. Ted retired this past September from PPG Industries, Carlisle, after 37 years of service. He attended Prince Street United Brethren In Christ Church in Shippensburg. Ted was an avid fly fisherman and mentor. He was a board member of the Big Spring Watershed Assoc. and member of the Catskill Fly Fishing Assoc., Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Falling Spring Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Ernest Schwiebart Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 38 years, Linda (Stover) Watson, one daughter, Erin M. (and her husband, Mark) Young of Carlisle, two granddaughters; Ava and Sydney Young, one brother, Fred Watson of Mt. Holly Springs, his twin sisters; Lois Good of Boiling Springs and Laura Myers of Mechanicsburg and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 11, 2012, at 1 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. James Bolich officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. A visitation will be on Monday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial contributions may be made to Big Spring Watershed Assoc., PO Box 52, Newville, PA 17241 or to Healing Waters, PO Box 695, LaPlata, MD 20646.

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We give you our love and deepest sympathy and please know that we are praying for you, Linda, and Erin and your family. Just think, Ted is with his beloved Brindle! I like to think that would make him smile. Our hearts ache for you. Just know that we are beside you for anything you need. Love, Jim and Becky

Jim and Becky Ellingsworth
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Linda and Erin,
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. We will miss seeing Ted fishing on the Big Spring.

Anita and Dan Brant
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Dearest Linda and Erin and family, we are keeping you in our prayers that your saddness will be replaced with sweet memories of your beloved husband and dad. Please let us know if we can do anything to help you through this time of grief.

Darrell & Angela Shears
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Mary Jane and I are stunned and so very saddened by Ted's premature passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Linda and the family.

Jack Henderson
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Our thoughts and prayers will be with you Aunt Linda and Erin. We will not be able to comfort you or your families in person, but please know our deepest sympathies and comfort are with you spiritually. Uncle Ted was a great man. I still remember the first fly fishing rod he bought me and the silver metal case full of his own personally tied flies that came with it. It is the small memories that memorialize a person for eternity. Uncle Ted will be missed by many, he has touched the lives of many. May he rest in peace. We will pray for your strength through this difficult time.

Matt, Becky and the kids
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To Linda and Erin - My heart is with you at this difficult and sad time. I have so many fond memories of our times and laughs together. Hold on to those memories and I know you will find your strength in God.

Linda Lehman-Bennett
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So!!! Sorry to hear about the passing of Ted. He will be greatly missed.

Dale & Dottie Johnson
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 Linda and Erin:
 May the love of your family and friends help you through this sad time. Ted is at rest and you now have your own special guardian angel looking over you. Much love,

Paul & Roseann Walters
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To Linda, Erin and family,
Our hearts go out to you at this time, because words cannot express the sorrow we feel, upon hearing of your loss. Please know that you are in our prayers.

Love, Mary and Phil Ibbotson
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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
 
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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