Dawn Emma Westcott Findlay


Full Name
Dawn Emma Findlay

Date of Birth
Wednesday, April 7th, 1926

Date of Death
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019


Dawn Emma Westcott Orr Findlay age 92, of Girard and formerly of Lake City, passed away Wednesday,

March 13, 2019 at Pleasant Ridge Manor

She was born on April 7, 1926, in Conneaut, OH a daughter of the late William M. and Sadie Johnson


Dawn graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School and worked at Pleasant Ridge Manor as a

Licensed Practical Nurse for ten years and then drove school bus for Fairview School District for over ten

years until her retirement. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Lake City.

In addition to her parents, she is proceeded in death by her first husband Lawrence A. “Zeb” Orr and her

second husband Samuel Findlay, and a grandson, Friday Orr.

She is survived by a daughter Sheryl Orr of Girard; five sons: Lawrence Orr of Erie, Michael (Debbie) Orr

of Cranesville, Scott (Sheila) Orr of Cambridge Springs, Sean (Germaine) Findlay of N.C., and Chris Findlay

of Philadelphia; 8 grandchildren: Jennifer Orr, Kristin (Travis) Radzelovage, Miranda (Chris) Cashdollar,

LT. Michael (Kathleen) Orr, Jr., Matthew Orr, Joseph Orr, Ian Findlay, and Eliza Findlay;

3 great grandchildren: Morgan and Aiden Radzelovage, and Addison Cashdollar; and many nieces and


Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main Street, GIRARD on Monday from 4 to

7pm and are invited to attended services there on Tuesday at 10am with Rev. Robert Burke officiating.

Burial in Springfield Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Presbyterian Home, Caring for Life, 1225 School Rd., Erie

PA 16505. 

Calling Hours

Monday, March 18th, 2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Burton Funeral Home Girard – West County - 525 Main St. East Girard, PA 16417

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Service Information

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019, 10:00 AM

Burton Funeral Home Girard – West County - 525 Main St. East Girard, PA 16417

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Springfield Cemetery - PA -215 East Springfield, PA 16411

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