Robert "Dawson" Grammer passed away peacefully on October 14th after battling cancer.
Dawson was a lifelong resident of Sparrows Point. He retired from Bethlehem Steel and during his retirement, he worked and volunteered at North Point State Park. Dawson also served as a member of the Sparrows Point Alumni Association. He volunteered for the Defender's Day reenactments in Fort Howard and the Heritage Fair 4th of July celebrations.
He was an avid golfer and a former participant in many 5k races and triathlons. He loved being outside and enjoyed any activity that involved being out on the water.
"Little Pop" (as he was known to his grandchildren and great grandchildren) enjoyed teaching his grandchildren to fish, steam and eat crabs. He loved the holidays especially Thanksgiving and Easter egg hunts in his yard for the grandkids.
He is survived by his mother, Margaret Grammer, a sister Jaymee Farinacci (Tony) his children Karen McVicker (David), Jeffrey (Sue) and Kathleen Lastner (Brian), five grandchildren and four great granddaughters, three nephews and four nieces. His wife Mary Jane Grammer (nee Fenske) passed away in 2005 and he was predeceased by his brother Charles (Sam) in 2017.
A private memorial service will be held. Donations may be made to PanCan.org
Published by Dundalk Eagle on Nov. 5, 2021.