Carol Watsker

Alton | Friday, February 24 2023 |

Carol Ann Watsker, 78, died Friday, February 24, 2023, at her home in Alton.  Born November 28, 1944, in Alton, she was the daughter of Joseph and Sadie (Taylor) Watsker.  She graduated from Marquette Catholic High School in 1962 and was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church.  She retired from Jefferson Smurfit in Alton.  Carol was a Marine Mom and loved her sons and pets and she enjoyed her “Girls Club.”  Surviving is two sons, Ronald D. Maher of Alton and Bradley K. Maher of Alton, one grandson, Conner Maher of New Orleans, LA, a sister, Janice Brown, and several nieces, nephews, and friends.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Ryan Maher, and a sister, Marilyn Ries.  A memorial Mass will be held at a later date at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Alton.  Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey.  Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, or the 5A’s Animal Shelter.  Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

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