Dale Z. Dawson, 74 of Ravenna, formerly of Stow and Indiana, died Sunday, August 24, 2014. He was born August 3, 1940 in Pricedale, PA to Herman and Olive (Steiner) Dawson. Dale was a US Army veteran, a member of Calvary Community Church in Twinsburg, worked for Whitlatch and Company as a warranty service coordinator, in Radio in Indiana, and worked part time for Marhofer in Stow. He was also active in the Salvation Army.
Survivors include his sister Dolores (Roger) McPherson of Ravenna, brother Robert (Catherine) Henderson of PA, nieces Susan Kruis, Diane Fox and Kathy Babareka and nephews Barry Henderson and Dennis Babareka. Calling hours will be from 4 PM to time of service at 6 PM Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel. Pastor Jim Davis will officiate. Burial will take place in Westlawn Cemetery in Mantua at a later date. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.
(Shorts-Spicer-Crislip 330-296-6858, RC 8-25-14)
To Dale's family,
I am so very sorry for your loss and my heart just broke to hear Pastor Jim say the words that Dale "went to heaven". Dales death is a profound loss to our church family and to all those that knew him. He was an inspiration to me. My condolences to you all. I know that when Dale took his last breath he was present with the Lord.