Kristofer M.R. WatsonMarch 01,2013
Kristofer M.R. WatsonKristofer M.R. Watson
SHAFTSBURY — Kristofer M.R. Watson, 18, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at his home.
He was born May 18, 1994, in Cambridge, N.Y., the son of Michael Watson of Shaftsbury and Kendy (Brown) Watson of Arlington.
He received his education in Arlington and in Bennington at the CDC, and was a former junior firefighter in Shaftsbury.
Kristofer was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, time spent around a bonfire, as well as his motorcycle or four-wheeler. He also enjoyed music, working with computers and living in Southport, N.C.
He was known as a positive young man, very gentle and always there to offer a helping hand.
Survivors include his parents; a sister, Heidi Trachte of Arlington, and a brother, David Trachte II of Rupert; his grandparents, Harry Brown of West Arlington and Joyce Brine of North Bennington; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins; several close friends and his best friend, Addie-Pum.
Friends may call beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Arlington Fire Department.
A bonfire memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shaftsbury Fire Department, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
For guest book condolences, visit www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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