Laura E.  Dawson

Laura E. Dawson

Thursday, April 1st, 1926 - Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Laura E. Dawson of Arcade, NY died Monday, August 5, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo at the age of 93.

She was born April 1, 1926 in Salamanca, NY a daughter of the late Lee and Maude (nee Wolcott) Burton.

She was a homemaker and member of the Arcade United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crafts, collecting dolls, taking care of her grandchildren and helping her husband with the cattle business. She was also the chairman of the class of 1944 at the Arcade School.

Her husband, Bernard Dawson, who she married April 10, 1945 in Rochester, NY died in 1988.

She is survived by her children: William (late Linda) Dawson of Yorkshire, Richard (Eleanor) Dawson of Murfreesboro, TN, and Robert (Donna Ladeaux) Dawson of Rapid City, SD; also survived by eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son - Daniel Dawson; her siblings: Robert and Everett Burton.

Friends may call Friday, August 9, 2019 from 6-8 PM at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, 358 Main St., Arcade where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11 AM. Interment will be held in Arcade Rural Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Arcade Fire Department or Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 303, Arcade, NY 14009
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, August 9th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    W. S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home
    358 W. Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 11:00am
    W. S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home
    358 W. Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Vonnie Vredenburg
  • Interment

    Arcade Rural Cemetery


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Private Condolence

Valerie Relyea

Posted at 09:35am
We are sure that you will find smiles in you memories of a wonderful mother and grandmother . A long, loving life will be rewarded.

Eva Briley

Posted at 07:49am
I’ll always remember the many times I spent with Aunt Laura...a lot of great memories. She was an inspiration...she did so much in her lifetime and has a lot to show for it. Prayers for those of us who knew and loved her and sadness for those who didn’t. I love you, Aunt Laura. ❤️❤️❤️

Liz Kershaw

Posted at 02:31pm
Emma and family - what a beautiful life to celebrate! We hope you can feel the love through the grief and pain at this loss. Thinking of you all... Liz and Steve

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