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Dawn M. Dawson, 94, of Farmington, died peacefully on May 15, 2018 at Amberwoods of Farmington. Dawn was born and raised in Manchester and graduated from Manchester High School before joining the Navy during WWII. She helped start the Connecticut Chapter of the Navy Waves and served as its President for three years. She worked for the State of Connecticut for twenty years and after retirement she and her husband traveled all over the world, from Russia to Egypt and Ireland to China. Dawn had a beautiful singing voice and sang for many years in church choirs and sang in the Opera “Faust” at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford. She had a very astute mind and a quick wit that kept everyone on their toes! Our beautiful mother will be dearly missed by her three children, Steve, Joan and Nancy, her four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her loving husband George Dawson who died in 1999. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11AM at Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road, Avon. There are no calling hours. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. A reception will follow the service at Cugino's Restaurant, 1053 Farmington Avenue, Farmington. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Dawn’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.