Mary Dawson

Mary Dawson
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Mary Mae Dawson, nee Snyder, 88, of Belleville, IL, born November 3, 1926, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, June 5, 2015, at Belleville Healthcare and Rehab Center, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Dawson was a member and past-president of the Bunsen School PTA and a former Cub Scout Den Mother.  She enjoyed restoring antiques and watching wrestling (WWE) on television.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Henry W. Dawson who died on January 11, 1977; one daughter, Beverly Sue Marquis; her parents, Floyd D. and Ethel G., nee Herbert, Snyder; and one brother, Floyd Snyder Jr.

Surviving are her son, Jeffrey Dawson of Belleville, IL;
two grandsons, Michael and Jason Marquis;
and a brother, Richard Snyder of Belleville, IL.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2015 and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Mike Garrison officiating.  Cremation will follow the services.

Condolences Left For Mary Dawson

May the loving family find peace in the memories of such a gentle soul and a beautiful person. My memories of Aunt Mary Mae brings a smile when I remember her voice and her smile.

Barbara Johnson, St. Louis, MO, 63146


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