Emma J. Garbutt, 68, of 22320 Brown Road, Watertown, passed January 17, 2013 at the Samaritan Medical Center.

She was born on July 22, 2013, in Watertown, daughter of Charles and Marie Gilligan Merkley.

Mrs. Garbutt worked at Watertown Linen's formally known as Gibson's Laundry for several years and was a homemaker. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, flowers and gardening.

She married John Garbutt on November 30, 1998.  He passed June 4, 2011.

Among her survivors are a son and his wife, Charles "Buck" and Candia Murphy; her sister and brother in law, Tina M. and Clifford Scougal, Watertown; 3 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours for her and her husband John will be 7-9 p.m. Tues., Jan. 22 at the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home.

Burial will be in the spring at the N. Watertown Cemetery.