Marion Helen Watson (née Horton), 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, surrounded by family at the home of her son and daughter-in-law in Sonora, California.

Marion was born on June 7, 1926, in San Francisco, to Israel Ellsworth and Helen Horton. She later resided in Burlingame with her two children. Marion was a caring and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and beloved friend known for her generosity, sense of humor and fashion flair. She loved the holidays, spending time in “her mountains” in Pinecrest, spoiling dogs and enjoying time with friends and family. All who knew and loved her will miss her.

Marion is survived by her two children, Stephen (and wife Janean) Watson and Pamela (and husband Steve) Mason; her five grandchildren, Lindsay (and husband Richard) de Borba, Mandy (and husband Kevin) Brattin, Michelle Mason (and Cody Bagley), Alexandra Watson, Matthew Watson (and Samantha Mitchell); and her three great-grandchildren, Myles, Rowan and Austin.

A funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at The Tiffany Chapel of Cypress Lawn Funeral Home, 1370 El Camino Real Colma, CA 94014. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Marion’s life.

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