Mrs. Dawn M. Veres, 61, of Wahl Drive in Clayton, died Tuesday Jan. 16th, at the home of her mother, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, Jan. 27th, starting at 2pm, at the Knights of Columbus in Clayton.
Dawn was born June 14th, 1956, in Watertown, the daughter of Donald and Margaret Love Bourcy. She attended St. Mary’s School and graduated from 1000 Islands Schools.
On June 2nd, 1996, she married Leslie Veres on the St. Lawrence River. Les died Feb. 2nd, 2012. A marriage to Patrick Youngs ended in divorce.
She worked for years as a bookkeeper in various capacities at French Creek Marina in Clayton.
Dawn enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, especially going out on the River, her dogs, traveling, and most importantly spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving is her son Patrick (Rikki) Booth Bourcy; a step daughter, Debbie (Roger) Hirschinder of Washington; two grandchildren, Owen and Lillian; two future grandchildren, Hayle and Ethan; her mother Margaret Bourcy of Clayton; two sisters, Marlene Goldthrite of California, and Wanda (Tom) Aubertine of Syracuse; four brothers, Rick (Patricia) of Clayton, Gary of Colton, Donald (Karen) of Town of Cape Vincent, and Randy of Clayton; nieces and nephews.
Donations can be made in her name to the Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St. Road., Watertown, N.Y. 13601.