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Date of Passing: Nov 21, 2020

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(née ESPLEN)

Peacefully at her residence at Brightwater Senior Living of Tuxedo on Saturday, November 21, 2020, Eileen passed away at the age of 96 years.
She leaves to mourn her passing three children, Dennis (Iris) Briscoe, Herbert (Shirley) Watson and Barbara Metcalfe; six grandchildren, Tara Briscoe, Blake (Taryn) Briscoe, Barry (Janice) Watson, Donny (Christine) Watson, Mark (Kim) Metcalfe and Brent (Nancy) Metcalfe; 13 great-grandchildren, Cole, Emmie, Dylan, Jordyn, Taylor, Ben, Charlie, Will, Maddy, Grace, Julia, Drew and Emily. She also leaves to mourn one sister Betty (Ray) Haslem and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by her first husband Gordon Briscoe in 1958 and by her second husband Allan James Watson in 1986; her parents, John and Olive Esplen (nee Hawkins); two brothers, Murray (June) Esplen and Bob Esplen; and by one son-in-law Bruce Metcalfe.
Private family services will be held at Adam's Funeral Home on Friday, November 27, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Dauphin, Manitoba.
The service will be available to be viewed via Live Streaming.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to CNIB, 1080 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3G 3M3.

Adam's Funeral Home of Notre Dame,
Manitoba in care of arrangements.
Phone 204-248-2201.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 26, 2020

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Herb, Shirley, Barb and families. So sorry to read of Eileen’s passing. She sure had a long life. Sincere sympathy to all of you from the Hood, Saskosky and Weremy families. - Posted by: Kim and Tom Saskosky (Cousin to the Watson family ) on: Nov 26, 2020

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