Dawn Desrosiers

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Dawn Smith Desrosiers, 72
HOLLIS - Dawn Smith Desrosiers, 72, of Sand Pond Rd., passed away Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born in New Britan, Conn. Sept. 29, 1944, the daughter of Floyd Arnold and Alice Willey Smith.
She and her family moved to Maine at a young age and she attended Saco Schools including Thornton Academy.
Dawn was employed at local shoe shops, later Fairchild, Maine Castle Restaurant, and most recently at Sweester Children's Home, from which she retired.
She enjoyed Bingo, reading Rag magazines, being "The Coupon Queen", playing solitaire and most importantly being with her family.
Dawn was predeceased by her parents; and three brothers Scott, Brett and Bart aka Jake Smith.
She is survived by a son David Desrosier Jr. of Lyman, a daughter Patricia Forbes and husband Scott of Hollis; a brother Bruce Smith of Hollis; five grandchildren Ryan and Sarah Forbes, Corinne Desrosier Valient, Emily Desrosier and Gabriella Desrosier.
A graveside service will be held Friday Aug. 11, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Elder Gray Cemetery in Waterboro.
Pastor Ron Sargent will officiate.

Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home and Cremation,
13 Portland Rd, Buxton are entrusted with the arrangements.
Words of remembrance maybe posted to www.dcpate.com

For those wishing to make memorial contributions in her memory please consider the:

PO Box 10310
Portland Maine 04104

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Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home Inc
13 Portland Road
Buxton, ME 04093
(207) 929-8200
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Aug. 6, 2017
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