Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of James P Dawson
James P. Dawson Jr., “Jim” age 78 of Morton passed away on August 8, 2022 surrounded by his family.
Jim was the son of the late James Paul Sr. and Margaret Orr Dawson. Upon graduating from Swarthmore High School in 1962 he entered the Marine Corps where he served as machinist. Jim married Donna McDowell in 1968 and they raised 3 daughters together. He worked at Philadelphia Electric Company in Chester as an underground splicer and later a supervisor until his retirement in 1995
Jim was a lifelong “Iggles” and Phillies fan who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his wife at their trailer in Lancaster and with his grandchildren, who called him Poppy. Jim was a long-time member of Covenant Fellowship Church.
In addition to his parents, Jim is predeceased by his brother Thomas Glenn Dawson.
Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Donna M. Dawson, daughters Rebecca Dawson, Amy Dawson and Holli (Andrew) Snyder, grandchildren Abigail (Aaron) Bach, James Thomas “JT” Snyder and Ryan Snyder, brother Richard (Judy) Dawson and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Service: 11am Monday, August 15, 2022at McCausland Garrity Marchesani Funeral Home, 343 S. Chester Pike Glenolden, PA .19036
Visitation: 10-11am, Monday at the funeral home
Burial: Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Broomall, PA.
In Lieu of flowers contributions to www.covenantmercies.org would be appreciated.