G. Wayne Dawson

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G. Wayne Dawson, 78, of, Bethel

Township, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Penn State Health St. Joseph.

He was the beloved husband of Shirley A. (Foresto) Dawson, with whom he

celebrated 57 years of marriage.

Born in Phoenixville, he was the son of the late George W. And Annette (Yosko) Dawson.

Wayne graduated from Phoenixville High School and went on to serve in the United States Navy during


He was a loving father, grandfather and friend, always

inspiring his family members with his words of wisdom,

especially "I thought I was wrong once, but I was

mistaken." In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Rochell A. Kauffman, wife of Lynn Kauffman, of

Womelsdorf, Deana M. Britt, wife of Tim Britt, of Bernville, Lynn A. Naftzinger, wife of Chris Naftzinger, of Mohrsville, and Ronald W. Dawson, husband of Angie Dawson, of

Robesonia; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Wayne was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Kathman.

Services will be at the convenience of the family. Bean Funeral Home, Sinking Spring is in charge of


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the

Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508 or the Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th Street, Reading, PA 19601, in memory of G. Wayne Dawson. Online condolences may be made to


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3825 Penn Ave
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
(610) 376-1129
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Published in Reading Eagle on Aug. 9, 2018
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