Hugh J. Dawson

July 2, 1922 ~ December 13, 2019 (age 97)

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Dawson, Hugh J. “Bob” at 97 - Of Medford surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Catherine (McCarthy). Father of Jerry Ann Harnish of Wakefield, Judy McShane of Plymouth, Robert H. Dawson and his fiancée Roberta Wiltshire of Andover, James H. Dawson and his wife Tiffany of Billerica, Brad Dawson of Medford and the late Brian and Barry of Medford. Grandfather of Richard, Kerri, Robin, Eric, Ryan, Ashley, Alexandra, Tammie, Liam, Rory, Nolan and the late Robbie. Great Grandfather of Christina, Kylie, Shaylyn, Kaydyn, Makayla, Jacob, Chayce, Emery and Hunter. Great Great Grandfather of Joshua. Brother of May Bushey of Brighton, Georgianna Julian of Woburn, Nancy Nicoli of Billerica and the late Rose Flynn, Margaret Versiakas, and James R. Dawson. Hugh is also survived by Christopher Barnard who Hugh thought of as a son and many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are most respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Francis of Assisi, 441 Fellsway W. Medford on Friday, Dec. 20th at 10am. Visiting hours in the  Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8pm. Interment Mount Benedict, West Roxbury. Hugh was a member of the Melody Club in Roxbury, Civilian Conservation Corp and served in the Army Air Corp. during WWII. He retired from Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School where he taught for 22 years

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December 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cota Funeral Homes
335 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864

Mass of Christian Burial
December 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi
441 Fellsway West
Medford, MA 02150

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