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Arlene C. Pearson

Arlene C. Pearson

1947 - 2016


Arlene C. Pearson, 68, formerly of W. Main Street, passed away March 16, 2016 at the Samaritan Medical Center. Arlene had been a resident of Samaritan Keep Home for the past two years.

Arlene was born July 16, 1947 in Watertown a daughter of Elmer and Rose Sanford Holder. She attended General Brown High School. On May 14, 1979 she married Joseph W. Pearson, he died May 12, 1982. Arlene’s longtime companion Paul Vandermill died in 1998.

Arlene was employed with the Watertown Daily Times for over thirteen years, working in various departments. She retired from the Mail Department as a mail clerk. Arlene enjoyed going to Garage Sales, crocheting, playing Bingo and dancing to country music at Samaritan Keep Home and going shopping and out to eat with her sister Linda. 

Surviving are a son William J., Watertown, a step-son and his wife, Kenneth M. and Mellisa, Watertown, a daughter and her husband, Michelle and James Jones, Adams Center, seven grandchildren, Ryan Howard, Angel Howard, Ryleigh Pearson, Tanner Pearson, Katelynn Cowan and Dylan Howard, Nicholas Pearson, three brothers and their wives, James and June Holder, Brownville, Richard and Sharon Holder, Brownville, Elmer ”Buster” and Mabel Holder, NC, three sisters and their husbands, Linda and James Turcott, Cape Vincent, Eleanor Barnett, Watertown, Rosemary and Sandy Harwood, Watertown, Anna “Sally” Perkins, New Mexico. Four brothers, Franklin, Charles, John, and Harold and three sisters, Elsie Jewell, Katherine Baylog, Pauline Langdon and Josephine Pardy all died before her.

There will no calling hours or funeral. A spring burial will be in North Watertown Cemetery. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com


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Arlene will be greatly missed by all, she was truly an amazing woman, RIP and may god take you in his arms and hold you forever

By Chuck Chase on 03 28, 2016


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Pat and I are sorry for the loss of Arlene,our thought and prayers are with you

By Pat and Diana Finn on 03 21, 2016


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Arlene was a very special friend, we could go for weeks without seeing one another and just happen to see each other and begin to talk as if we’d never had lost any of that time in between. I will remember her for her bossiness at work and she was never bossy to me but to others she needed to be at. I will remember her for her dancing at work and her country music, no one ever dared changed her radio channel lol. The last thing I want to remember her by was her love for her grandbabies, she definitely loved her grandbabies, I’ll miss you Arlene, and be happy with God where you can breath easier and your truly out of pain.
Bill you were blessed with an amazing mom, she will be greatly missed.

By shirley lamarche on 03 19, 2016


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Bill you’re in our hearts and thoughts. Your mom was a great woman, and a wonderful grandmother. She will be missed greatly.

By Jeramy DeForge /Michelle Branche on 03 18, 2016


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