O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

James T. Watt

James T. Watt, 83, of Kill Buck, New York died Thursday morning, October 20, 2016 at his home.

Born March 17, 1933 in Salamanca, New York, he was the son of the late Cephas and Pauline Haines Watt. He was married on May 26, 1962 to the former Sandra Yaw, who survives.

He was employed as a Security Guard for Seneca Bingo in Salamanca. Previously, he had been employed at the former Fancher Furniture Company, Jamestown Table, Jamestown Lounge, Bush Industries, and SalCo.

Mr. Watt was a member of the former Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1002 and the NRA. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and waterskiing. He also made silver and turquoise jewelry that is on display at both the Seneca Iroquois Museum and the State Museum in Albany.

Surviving besides his wife are: a son, Kim (Joan) Watt, Kill Buck, NY; two daughters, Wendy Seitz, Salamanca, NY, Karen (Kenneth) Magara, Salamanca, NY; a granddaughter, Hollie Mett, Salamanca, NY; a great-granddaughter, Brooke Kettle, Salamanca, NY; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Nebraska Watt, a brother, Harold “Cookie” Watt, a sister, Dawn Brahaney, and his stepfather, Isaac Young.

There will be no visitation.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.