Dorothy B. Watts

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:30am

Dorothy Brewer Delafield Watts died Aug. 20, 2017.

She was born July 28, 1922 in Linekin, daughter of Fred and Mabel Brewer.

She graduated from William Hall High School in West Hartford, Connecticut and the Golden School of Beauty Culture in Portland, Maine.

She married James Delafield of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, who died in World War II. She later married Ralph Watts of Boothbay Harbor.

Dorothy was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star and American Legion Auxiliary.

She and Ralph loved vacationing in the islands, including Hawaii, and a trip to Spain with the Kora Shriners group. Her really special times were spent with family and friends at their camp on Damariscotta Lake for 45 years. She enjoyed water-skiing, swimming and cruising around the lake and watching the loons on her Seadoo until the age of 81. She also enjoyed dancing, collecting lighthouse figurines and watching the Red Sox. 

Dorothy was employed at Logan’s Village Store for 23 years, and she also worked at J.C. Penney and Bradlees in Topsham, retiring at age 70.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph, after 59 years; daughter, Louise Delafield; son-in-law, Vincent Balzano; brother, Clayton; sister, Jean Howell; and her special pet, Meg.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Alan Watts; daughter-in-law, Ruth Watts; cousin, Gertrude Lukas and family; special niece, Trista Lowell and husband Ernie Brooks; brother-in-law, Robert Lowell; special friends, Donna and Ron Morey, Dorothy Alwood, Judy Shannon and Jackie Lessard.

At her request, there will be no service.

Memorial donations in Dorothy’s name may be made to: MCCM/New England Cancer Specialists, 100 Campus Dr., Scarborough, ME 04011; Goswell Memorial Hospice Home, Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04011; or Lincoln County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 7, 27 Atlantic Highway, Edgecomb, ME 04556.