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Rosalee Watson

August 17, 1937 — March 23, 2024

Middle Island, NY

Rosalee Watson, a dedicated Registered Nurse who devoted her career to serving at the Riverhead Correctional Facility in Riverhead, NY, has passed away in Port Jefferson, NY on March 23, 2024. She was born in Savannah, GA, on August 17th, 1937 to doting parents, Charlie and Rosalee Woodly. 

Rosalee pursued higher education and attained her Bachelor's degree, showcasing her commitment to continuous learning and excellence in her field.  Rosalee's passion for nursing shone brightly throughout her tenure at the correctional facility, where she tirelessly cared for those in need. Her impact on the lives of her patients and colleagues will always be remembered and cherished.

In times of sorrow, Rosalee will be deeply missed by her surviving family and friends. Among them are daughter Natalie Thomas, Stella Woodly-Holmes (sister), Jamal Thomas (grandson), Donnell Woodly (brother), and Betty Woodly (sister). Their love and fond memories of Rosalee will forever hold her close in their hearts.

Rosalee is preceded in death by her beloved husband Silvan Watson and daughter Beverly Watson. Although she has departed from this world, the legacy of compassion and kindness that Rosalee leaves behind will continue to inspire all those who knew her.

May she rest in eternal peace.
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Saturday, March 30, 2024

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