Mary Patricia Dawson, 63 of Maple Dr., Poland, OH passed away at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 1:42 PM. Mary was born in Ellwood City, PA on July 14, 1952 to the late Orville and Maryon Nicklas Yahn. She is survived by her husband, William E. Dawson, Jr. whom she married on April 7, 1984. Mary worked as an agent for the James and Sons Insurance Agency in Boardman. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Boardman where she sang in the choir. She was also a member of the Quilt Girls. A 1970 graduate of Riverside High School and a 1991 graduate of Geneva College, Mary enjoyed traveling and spending time with her nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, William, Mary is survived by 4 sisters and their husbands, Marsha and Brian Trapold of Pittsburgh, Barbara and James Mannarino of Pittsburgh, Maggie and Barry Jennings of Fombell and Anne and Bob Dawson of Ellwood City. Friends may call at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport, PA on Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. A Memorial Service will be offered for Mary at the Funeral Home on Saturday at 2:30 PM by her Pastor David Joachim of Westminster Presbyterian Church. A fund to help the family with medical expenses has been setup at www.gofundme.com/marydawsonmemorial.
I am just learning of Mary's passing. Bill, I am so sorry. I wish we could have had a chance to get together before my Bill died. It was a pleasure knowing you both. Mary was always a delight, full of fun and always seemed to be happy. I know all of you will dearly miss her. You will be in my prayers. Judy
Ray B. Nevel
Worked with Mary for many years at James & Sons. She was one of the best. Very knowledgeable. A pleasure to have known.
ray and sheila kiggins
So sad to hear of Mary's passing. She was always such a sweet friend. Ray & Sheila Kiggins
On behalf of our side of the family let me offer our heartfelt sympathy to the Yahn girls and their families. Especially to Bill who has lost his partner in life. Mary was a sweetheart, leaving many happy memories and will be missed by all.
Bob and Anne Dawson
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My heart goes out to you all: Bill, Marsha and Brian, Barbara and James, Maggie and Barry, and Anne and Bob. You and your families are in my prayers.
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