Claudia S. Dawson

August 09, 1947 ‒ March 07, 2007

Sunbury, Ohio

Claudia S. Dawson, age 59 of Sunbury, died Monday afternoon May 7, 2007 at Kobacker House in Columbus.

She was born on August 9, 1947 in Columbus to the late Oren W. “Mac” McPherson and Helen (Taladay) McPherson of Sunbury and had lived in Harlem Township and Sunbury for most of her life. She attended the Unity Church of Christianity in Columbus. Claudia enjoyed sewing, gardening, fishing and her greatest joy in life was taking care of her family and was a wonderful wife to her husband Paul. She volunteered at the Sunbury Community Library and in past years at the Big Walnut Elementary School. She enjoyed her canine boxer companion Ebbe and they were inseparable.

In addition to her mother she is survived by her husband of 35 years: Paul Dawson and they were married June 25, 1971 in Sunbury; daughter: Fonda Dawson of Blacklick and here fiancée Shawn Kendrick; brother: Dave (Jennifer) McPherson of Sunbury; sister: Jackie (Donald) Rossel of New Albany; sister-in-law: Joan Osler of Plain City and family; nieces and nephews: Adam Rossel, Kara Rossel, Tricia McPherson Starkey, Kelly McPherson Piper, great niece and nephew: Alexis and Patrick Piper.

A celebration of life for Claudia will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Grant/Riverside Hospice, 3595 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214.

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