Sharon Marie Dawn Sharon Dawn, 74, passed away on March 23, 2011. She was born in Iowa in 1936. Her parents Warren and Vera moved the family to the South Bay when Sharon was a young child. In 1958 she married the love of her life Vernon Dawn. Sharon devoted her life to taking care of their three children and involved herself in numerous charitable activities. She enjoyed the Garden Railway Society. She was a world traveler visiting Japan, the South Pacific, Europe and the U.S and declared Hanalei Bay on the island of Kauai as her favorite destination. Sharon fought bravely through many health issues throughout her life. Sharon is survived by her husband Vern; sons Michael and David; daughter Karen; grandchildren Amanda, Michael, Jason, Nathan & Kaitlyn; great-grandchildren Scotty and Elijah. A gathering of family & friends will be held at McCormick Mortuary in Redondo Beach on Sunday, March 27, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The Funeral Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Torrance on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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  1. Our heartfelt symapthy goes out to you, Karen and Jim, and your family. I know her loss will be greatly felt.

  2. We were so sorry to hear of your loss. It is ours too. Sharon was a wonderful and loving lady. May her soul rest in Jesus’s loving arms.

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