Wilbur W. Dawson Jr.
1945 - 2021
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Wilbur W. Dawson Jr. Native Islander, MTA bus driver, 'loved his NY sports teams,' 75 Wilbur W. Dawson, Jr., 75, of Little Egg Harbor, NJ, passed away on Friday June 4, 2021. Wilbur was born, raised and lived in Staten Island, NY until he moved to Little Egg Harbor, NJ 6 years ago. Wilbur retired as a Bus Operator from the MTA in 1995. He was an avid golf, fishing, and boating enthusiast. He was an all-around sportsman who loved his NY sports teams. Wilbur was predeceased by his parents Wilbur Sr., Ada Reed along with sisters Laverne McDonnell, Audrey Costello and Carol Essex. He is survived by his loving wife, Dolores, of 57 years, children Sandra Logan (Tim, son-in-law) of South Amboy, NJ, Wilbur Dawson of Staten Island, NY, Brian J. Dawson (Melissa, daughter -in-law) of Orange County, NY, 6 grand children and brother, Barry Dawson of Bayonne, NJ. Cremation will be private. To leave condolences, visit www.maxwellfuneralhome.com Maxwell Funeral Home 160 Mathieson Rd. Little Egg Harbor NJ 08089 (609) 296-6060

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Published in Staten Island Advance from Jun. 8 to Jun. 9, 2021.
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June 12, 2021
My condolences to the family. I was Willie's second cousin(Mom Ada was my first). I remember him as a kid(2yrs. younger-great cuz) and I use to see him driving the bus. Mom Ada worked on S.I. ferry and she would give me a hot dog or pretzel for free when I would sneak on as a kid.
Joe Bolembach
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June 7, 2021
New Brighton Legend Rest In Peace Willie
Louis Macchia ( New Brighton)
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