Lorna R. Dawson

NAPOLI, N.Y. – Lorna R. Dawson, 48, of Marx Road passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Hamot Memorial Hospital in Erie, Pa.

She was born Oct. 6, 1964, the daughter of the late Harold and Marjorie Goode.

On July 3, 1992, she married Patrick Dawson, who survives. Mrs. Dawson was an assistant bank manager at First Tier Bank in Salamanca, N.Y., and also owned and operated Dawson’s Daycare for many years. She also was a trainer for the American Red Cross.

Besides her husband of 20 years, she is survived by a son, Paul M. Ray Jr. of Salamanca, N.Y.; two daughters: Chantel Brougham of Olean, N.Y., and Rikki Ray of Salamanca, N.Y.; a stepson, Patrick Dawson of Forestville, N.Y.; and a stepdaughter, Rachelle Dawson of Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by several grandchildren including Parker Ray; several siblings; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by several siblings.

Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley, N.Y., on Sunday April 14, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 15, 2013. at 11 a.m. from the funeral home.

Burial will be in Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus, N.Y. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross.