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John D. "Partner" Watt

October 7, 1934 — December 2, 2020

WATT—John D. “Partner,” 86, Johnstown, passed away on December 2, 2020 in Johnstown. Born October 7, 1934, in Johnstown, son of Dean and Mary (Vamos) Watt. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Carolyn A. (Hammett); brother, William “Bill,” and grandson, Scott Flynn. Survived by children, Greg Watt (Pam), Johnstown; Cathy Lishka (Ron), Johnstown; Barbie Lanman (Mike), Duck, NC and Marilyn Molchany (Sean), Akron, PA; grandchildren, Elliott Watt (Sarah), Mentor, OH; Andrew Watt, Alexandria, VA; Matthew Flynn, Corolla, NC; Aimee Marcinko (Ed), Johnstown; Madison Lishka, Philadelphia; Kelly Lanman, Duck, NC; Alex Lanman (fiancé Fern Murias), New York; Logan Molchany, Akron, PA; Brenden Molchany, Akron, PA and Sydney Molchany, Akron, PA; and great-granddaughter, Chloe Schuster. Also survived by sister-in-law, Lois Watt, Florida. John loved to spend time playing golf and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He retired from Penelec as a bookkeeper. There will be no viewing or visitation for John. Private committal will be held at Richland Cemetery. The family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted at

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