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June Dawson

d. January 7, 2022


DAWSON, June Adele - (nee Smith Waterfall) passed away peacefully at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge with her family at her side on Friday, January 7th, 2022. She was in her 91st year.

June was predeceased in 2011 by her beloved husband Laurence “Larry” Elliot Dawson, in their 56th year of marriage.

June was survived by her loving daughter Shawn Dawson of Washago, her devoted son Michael Dawson, his wife Trudi of Gravenhurst and her loving grandson Steven Dawson who lived beside her for many years keeping a close eye on her where she resided in her cherished cottage/home on Ben Lake in Gravenhurst. June was also survived by her brothers; Harry (Geri) Waterfall, Frank ( Elaine ) Waterfall, Bob (Cheryl ) Waterfall and Glen ( Irene ) Waterfall.

June will always be remembered for preparing incredible meals for family and friends. She was an avid knitter and an amazing seamstress. She made many wedding dresses & outfits for family, friends and herself over the years.

June had a really great summer in 2021. Being able to go swimming in Ben Lake was something she loved to do. She had a great life and will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was “aunt” to many, special cousin to Dawn Tingey, Earnest Merkley and Janet Merkley.

Many thanks to the nurses at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital for the wonderful care June received there. During these times, the love & support of family, friends and neighbours was truly appreciated.

There will not be a service at this time.

Expressions of sympathy and donations can be made to South Muskoka Hospital Foundation and the local Alzheimer Society in Bracebridge.


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