The Memorial Service for Mrs. Dawn L. Gault, age 62, of Cape Vincent, will be Saturday, Jan. 25, at 11am at the Cape Vincent United Church with Reverend Mark Pierce, Pastor officiating. Following the service there will be “Dawn’s Beach Party” Celebration of Life at the Cape Vincent American Legion.
Dawn died Saturday, Jan 18, at Upstate Medical University after fighting a courageous 4 ½ year battle of Multiple Myeloma, where she was surrounded always by her family.
Dawn was born January 27, 1951, in Rochester, the daughter of Donald and Ann McDonald Fudge.
She married Gary Gault, April 24, 1971.
Dawn was a waitress for many years while her children were growing up. She was Assistant Manager at one time at Fashion Bug and also was Manager of Payless Shoe Store in Watertown where she was recognized, out of 27 area Store Managers, as best performance and sales of the year Manager.
In 2007, Dawn returned to working in Schools after 13 years in retail as CSE Secretary at Lyme Central School until being diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2009.
Dawn was past President of the Cape Vincent Legion Ladies Auxiliary and a Past Matron and member of the Eastern Star.
She enjoyed shopping, knitting and doing various crafts and was known for making her Cancer Awareness jewelry. Most importantly she loved going on vacation and visiting with her sister in Virginia Beach.
Surviving besides her husband Gary, is her mother Ann Fudge of Rochester; two daughters; Carrie Anne (Mark) Smith of Cape Vincent, Angela (Angie) Gault of Watertown; one son Gregory (Carrie Lynn) Gault of Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Tyler and Jordan Smith of Cape Vincent and Zoey Gault of Pennsylvania; a sister, Gayle Fudge of Virginia; two half-brothers, Scott (Skip) Fudge and Jay McDonald; nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in Dawn’s name to the International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, California 91607.