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Marie L. Dawes


Mrs. Marie Louise Dawes, 89, a resident of the RiverWoods Retirement Community at Lewisburg and a former long time resident of South Williamsport, died, Thursday, January 12, 2017 at RiverWoods Retirement Community.

Born October 23, 1927 at Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Carroll and Laura Forster Balliet.

Marie was a graduate of the Class of 1945 at the South Williamsport High School. She was also a graduate of the Philadelphia School of Radiology. She had retired from Sears, Roebuck, & Company. She had been a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church at South Williamsport.

Marie loved her family and was most pleased to be involved with her family, especially her two grandchildren.

Marie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen Ann and her husband, Dennis Wayne Swank of Lewisburg, her two grandsons, Adam John (Hilary0 Swank of Thornton, New Hampshire and Patrick Maxwell Swank of San Diego, California.

She was preceded in death by her late parents, her husband of 64 years, Thomas Edward  “Butch”Dawes, and her son,  John Patrick Dawes.

Marie’s family was so very pleased and thankful for the care she received from RiverWoods and the Evangelical Community Hospital Hospice.

There will be no visitation. Flowers will be provided. Graveside services and committal will be held privately at the convenience of the family at Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, PA.

The family respectfully suggests that contributions in memory of Mrs. Marie Louise Dawes may be made if so desired, to RiverWoods Retirement Community, 15 Ridge Crest Circle, Lewisburg, PA., 17837.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 East Central Avenue, South Williamsport, PA, 17702 charlesmnollfuneralhome.com