Dorothy Irene Dawson

Passed 11/23/2018

Obituary for Dorothy Irene Dawson

Dawson, Dorothy Irene
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothy age 83 years young on Friday November 23 2018 loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother. Dorothy passed away peacefully at home with loved ones by her side. Born in Bridgetown N.S., she was the daughter of the late Tom and Ella (Buckler) Durling. She deeply loved and was devoted to her husband John, children and grandchildren. They were her life. She took great joy in having family gatherings and the fun and laughter that came with them. Dorothy’s priority was raising her family and was a stay at home mom until she went to work at Towers department store in 1981. She retired in 1996 from The Bay. She enjoyed having company stop to chat over a good cup of tea and cookies as well as her Tuesday night card game with the ladies. Her daily drives with John helped fill their retirement days especially their trips to Cape Breton to visit Matt, Lori and the kids. They were honorary Cape Bretoners. She is survived by her husband John (Camp Hill Veteran’s Memorial building),daughter Crystal (Kevin) Forbes, sons Mark (Vanda) Dawson, Duane (Wendy) Dawson, all of Lower Sackville, Daughter-in-law Lorrie (Matt) Dawson, Gardiner Mines grandchildren Liam Dawson, Samantha (Sam) Dawson, Amy Dawson, Aaron Dawson, TJ (Marissa) Dawson, Kelly (Sean) Monk, Great Grandchildren Amber Monk and Logan Monk. She is predeceased by her brother Gerald Durling and son Matthew (Matt) Dawson. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Donald K Walker Funeral Director. A celebration of Dorothy’s life will take place at the home she shared with her husband for 42 years 36 Beaumont Drive Lower Sackville N.S. on Sunday December 16 2018 from 1 pm to 4 pm. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to
All Saint’s Anglican Church/Gibson’s Lake
P.O. box 75 Annapolis Royal, N.S. B0S 1A0

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So sorry for you loss.Thoughts and prayers are with you guys.She was a beautiful lady.
- Cheryl young
Dear Duane, Mark, Crystal, Uncle John and all families, Our deepest condolences on your loss. Great Aunt Dorothy was my Godmother. She was a wonderful person and we will miss her too. Hugs. Love, Heather, Keith, Abby, and Eric
- Hearher Grant
Sending my sincere condolences to the Dawson Family. I feel sad to hear that Dorothy has past on. I have fond memories of her. Many years ago I spent much time in Mrs. Dawson’s home, I was fortunate to have had tea and cookies at her kitchen table. It was at the Dawson’s home, through their generous sharing, I learned that I really did like lobster. Mrs. Dawson was a loving, caring mother, always welcoming her children’s friends into her home. It was always a pleasant home to visit, I never remember her being in a bad mood, I never heard her raise her voice. I do remember her being a joyful, happy lady, that often wore a smile on her face and laughed easily. Crystal and Mark, your mom always made me feel welcomed in your home and I’m sure she never told anyone that it was time for them to go home. If any of your friends were still there at dinner time, she always offered a meal. We spent many, many hours in your families rec. room, playing pool and listening to music, your mom never called down the stairs to keep the noise down or to turn the music down. She was a very special lady and I am sure she will be greatly missed by you and your entire family. I will always remember her. May your happy memories help carry you through your grief in the sad times ahead.
- Cheryl Romo
My aunt was the most beautiful person inside and out. I know that she loved all family and we loved her. It was so important to her to keep in touch. To her children lean on family and friends through this difficult time. Will miss her so much love to all Doreen and Waynexo
- DoreenGrant-Hall
My Deepest Sympathy to all my cousins at this time of a Great Loss. I have a heavy Heart at this time for my Family. I am very sad to say Goodbye to my Aunt ,A very Lovely Lady. Mary Ann Young
- Mary Ann Young

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