Ernest Waterston

Obituary of Ernest J.B. Waterston

North Creek: ERNEST J.B. WATERSTON “SUGAR BEAR” BARRY WATERSTON, 84, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY WITH FAMILY AND STAFF BY HIS SIDE AT GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL ON JULY 27, 2020. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE OF 55 YEARS, THELMA “TERRY” WATERSTON OF NORTH CREEK; THEIR CHILDREN, ROBB LABER (JOAN) OF VIERA, FL., CHRISTOPHER WATERSTON (ROBYN) OF SCHENECTADY, JASON WATERSTON (BERNICE) OF QUEENSBURY AND PAMELA WATERSTON (BETH) OF CHESTERFIELD, VA; GRANDCHILDREN, ERIC, KRISTINA, ASHLEY C., MACKENZIE (EDDIE), MICHAEL (ALLYSSA), ASHLEY Y., AND ARIELLE; GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN STACEY, KADEN, TJ, AMELIA, JAXON, ALIVIA, OWEN AND EVELYNN. BARRY WAS BORN JANUARY 15, 1936 IN BUCKINGHAM, QUEBEC TO THE LATE ERNEST & INA WATERSTON. AFTER MOVING TO THE UNITED STATES IN 1960, BARRY WAS DRAFTED AND SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY. HE MET THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE, THELMA, THEY MARRIED AND SETTLED IN NORTH CREEK IN 1965. BARRY WORKED FOR BARTON MINES IN NORTH RIVER FOR OVER 30 YEARS. HE LOVED HUNTING AND FISHING, ESPECIALLY WITH HIS CHILDREN. HE HAD A KNACK FOR OLD CARS AS WELL. BARRY WAS WELL KNOWN AND LOVED AROUND NORTH CREEK. HE LOVED GOING AROUND TO VISIT FRIENDS AT MARSHAS AND STEWARTS. HE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE ON HIS FACE AND WOULD TALK WITH ANYONE. THERE WILL BE NO CALLING HOURS OR FUNERAL SERVICES SCHEDULED DUE TO COVID 19. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE. DONATIONS IN BARRY’S MEMORY CAN BE MADE TO JOHNSBURG EMERGENCY SQUAD. PLEASE VISIT WWW.ALEXANDERFH.NET FOR ONLINE GUEST BOOK AND CONDOLENCES.
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