Dawn Froats


A lifetime resident of Morrisburg, Dawn Froats passed away at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 20, 2014, following a lengthy illness. She was 65.

Dawn was born in Winchester, on March 17, 1949, to her parents Clayton and Eva Froats (nee Shaver).

Dawn always worked in the community, whether it be at the Dominion Store, selling tickets at the Jr. B games, Peter Mac Mens wear, Harland Veinotte Transport, Morrisburg, South Dundas, Rideau St. Lawrence Hydro or Valu-mart. 

People’s most prevalent memory of Dawn was of her pleasant smile or smirk depending on whether she was up to something. 

She loved working with the public and seeing and chatting with everyone that she met. 

After Dawn retired, she travelled out west to visit family and her dear friends Lera and Ernie.She had a great two weeks and talked about that trip often. 

Dawn was a dedicated mom, grandma, sister and friend.

Dawn is survived by her daughter Cassandra Barry (Blake) of Morrisburg, and her brother Rick Froats (Cindy) of Morrisburg.  Dawn will be sadly missed by her grandsons Riley and Cole Barry.  

She is also survived by nieces and nephews.    

Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 24th at 11 a.m., with Rev. Krista Shaver officiating.

Interment of cremated remains was at New Union Cemetery, Williamsburg.  Pallbearers were Riley Barry, Cole Barry, Adam Froats and Clayton Froats.  

Donations to Carefor Hospice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com. 

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