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“Rip Irish Princess..you deserve to be peaceful. ”
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“Mt sympathy goes out to all those who loved Dawn. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Meredith Marcinkewicz - Shirley, MA

“Dawn, my sweetheart. You are my one TRUE LOVE for over 31 years. Met you when you were only 18 years old in Arlington, MA. I was your boss at the...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Marc P. Couturier - Manchester, NH

“My heart goes out to all of you. I had talked to dawn a couple months ago , about taking the train down to visit, my heart breaks that we didn't have...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa Tuttle - Worcester, MA

“You were my best friend from the time I was ten years old. I will always remember your infectious smile and laugh. I love you my dear friend. May you...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Maria Elcevich-Milliner - KY

“May your hearts find comfort from God who understands and cares. He heals the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn. With heartfelt sympathy. ”
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“To Dawns family, I knew Dawn and the family during high school, your In my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Rich Gendron - Groton

“Dawn, you fought a battle that was just too big this time. My heart is broken...I know you are at rest and with so many people that love you. I...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Lorraine Wilson - Shirley, MA

“The angels looked down from heaven one nightThey searched for miles afar,And deep within the distanceThey could see a shining star.They knew that...Read More »
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SCHENECTADY – Dawn C. Gallagher, 49, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Ellis Hospital with her loving family at her side.
Dawn was born in Somerville, MA, a daughter of Lorraine G. (Yore) Wilson and the late John Dussault. She was a 1985 graduate of Ayer High School and pursued a career in health care. Dawn was a lively spirited woman, proud of her; Irish Heritage, her accomplishments , but was most fulfilled by being a kind, gentle and caring mother.
She is survived by her loving parents, Lorraine and Paul Wilson, of Shirley, MA; her devoted and caring son and daughter-in-law, Brendon Couturier and J. Nicole Phinney, of Chicago, IL, loving siblings, James (Traci) Gallagher, Tracey Sargent, Jonathon (Andrea) Dussault, Jason (Kimberly) Wilson, and Nicholas (Petra) Wilson; many dear aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in Dawn's memory to The Foundation for Ellis Medicine, Inc., of Schenectady.