DAWSON: Melborne Rossford (Dec. 18, 1925 – Feb. 5, 2013) – at  the Toronto Western Hospital. Mel Dawson was the beloved husband of Ruth (McKnight) Dawson of Beaverton.  Loved father of Janice (Russ) Halden of Peterborough and John (Maria) Dawson of Toronto.  Dear grandfather of Shane and Blake Halden, Camille, Drew, and Madeline Dawson.  Brother of Keith (Helena) Dawson, Grace (late Bob) Lindstrom and Joan (late Wes) Williams.  Uncle and great-uncle to several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents John and Lola (McGregor) Dawson, his brother-in-law Donald McKnight and sister-in-law Jeanne McKnight.  As requested by Mel there will be no funeral service.  Cremation has taken place. If so desired memorial donations to the Lung Association or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton. Online condolences are welcomed at www.manganfuneralhome.com

SAY NOT IN GRIEF THAT HE IS NO MORE

BUT IN THANKFULNESS THAT HE WAS.

 

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