Dawe- Peacefully at Marshall Gowland Manor, Sarnia on Tuesday January 4, 2022. James Burnett Dawe, age 97 years, born in St. John’s Newfoundland formerly of Courtright. Beloved husband of the late Voida May Dawe (Morgan) (2012). Much loved father of Cynthia Maher and her husband Dave of Courtright, Bernard Dawe of Montreal and Linda Dawe and her husband Cosmo Trotto of Montreal. Cherished grandfather of Darren, Melissa, Jonathan, Vanessa and Juliana and great-grandfather of Madison. Jim is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Lise Bernier and her daughter, Sabrina and granddaughter, Jessica. He was predeceased by; his grandson, Garrett (2018) and by several brothers and sisters. Jim was a hand’s on person who could build or fix almost anything. He enjoyed spending time at the country place in Swail’s Corner, Quebec where he embraced the outdoors during all four seasons. Due to the current COVID restrictions the family will be holding a funeral service in Quebec when it is safe to do so and Jim will be laid to rest next to Voida in the Arundel cemetery in the spring. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Legion Poppy Fund or to the charity of one’s choice. Local arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home 588, St. Clair Parkway, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online at www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845
There will be no formal visitation at this time.
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A celebration of life will be held at a later date.