Mary Carlyn Watson, 84

Mary Watson, 84, of Overland Park, KS passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. She was born May 26, 1932 in Dubuque, IA to William and Loretta Donovan.

Mary retired after 31 years of employment at the IRS Service Center in KC, MO. She had a beautiful voice, was a cantor at Mass and sang at weddings.

She is survived by her husband, James L. Watson, sister Jane (Bill) Henry and her brother, Dan (Millie) Donovan. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, a son Christian and her brother, William (“Dub”).

A memorial mass will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday, March 29 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Overland Park, KS. A visitation will precede the Mass beginning at 10am. The family suggests donations to a local animal shelter. Condolences may be shared with the family at

Arrangements: Cremation Center of Kansas City; 913-384-5566