TROY – Yvonne J. Watson, 88, formerly of the Kennedy Towers and most recently Watervliet, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Van Rensselaer Manor in North Greenbush. Born in Troy on March 10, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Lord and Rosemary Watson Bailey.
Yvonne was a resident of Troy for most of her life. She enjoyed bingo, going to concerts at Powers Park in Troy and attending family picnics.
She is the beloved sister of Celina Christian of Troy, Alleda (Bernard) Streichman of Watervliet, Vivian Bailey of Troy, Trudie Vincent of Watervliet and the late William DeRosa, Rosemarie Hartman, Joyce Larkin, Ronald Bailey, Lonnie Bailey and Stefane T. Romano. She is also survived by 43 nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Tuesday at 10:30 am at the Parker Bros. Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet with Deacon Alfred Manzella officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Tuesday prior to the service from 9:30-10:30 am at the funeral home.