2010-07-08 / Obituaries

Charles William Dawson, 100

Charles William

Dawson, 100, died peacefully early July 4, 2010. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend.

He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, a lifelong member of the Episcopal Church and an engineer.

He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Margaret Mason Dawson, and is survived by his children, Jill and Bill Dawson of New Zealand; Judith Dawson, Beth and Philip Steggall of Jamestown; his grandchildren, Jon Human, Rebecca and Ian Meldrum-Roy, Kate Dawson, Claire and Eavan Steggall-Murphy, and Rachel and Stuart Thorn; and his greatgrandchildren, Piper, Jude and Job Meldrum-Roy.

A service will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, 60 Monument Ave., Swampscott, Mass., on July 17 at 11 a.m. Family and friends are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of The Holy Name.

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