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Earlene Janet Sutherland

April 2, 1943 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Earlene Sutherland Obituary

Earlene Janet Sutherland, 80, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2023.


She was born April 2,1943, daughter of the late Nellie (White) and George Sutherland, Sr. Beloved sister to Katherine Sutherland-Lagoe of Scriba, NY, Carol Sutherland-Chase of Watertown, MA, William Sutherland of Waltham, MA, John Sutherland of Tewksbury, MA, Mary Sutherland-Ciommo of Belmont, MA and many generations of loving nephews and nieces. She is predeceased by her brothers James, Francis and George, Jr.


She was born and raised in Watertown, a graduate of Watertown High School, Class of 1963. After high school she was employed at the King's Department Stores, Watertown, working as a customer service rep and in credit department management. Before retirement, served for a number of years as teller and customer service rep for the Bank of America.

Her joy in life was spending time with family, traveling to upstate New York and Newfoundland, Canada visiting family and friends. She was a devoted member of the Belmont/Watertown United Methodist Church.


Earlene had an unmistakable personality, which to say: honest and compassionate, caring and loving. She was extremely proud of the accomplishments of her family and will be missed in so many ways by all who knew and loved her.


A Funeral Service will be held in the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home 270 Main St. Watertown on Monday January 8, 2024, at 11 AM. Relatives & friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2 to 5 PM in the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A private interment will be held in the spring at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.


In lieu of flowers, memorials in Earlene’s memory may be made to the Children’s Tumor Foundation 6895, P.O. Box 7247, Philadelphia, PA 19170 or at www.ctf.org

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January 7, 2024

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Funeral Service
January 8, 2024

11:00 AM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472


Children’s Tumor Foundation
6895, P.O. Box 7247, Philadelphia PA 19170
Web: http://www.ctf.org


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