Dawn G. Stevens, age 48, of Avondale, PA formerly of Millsboro, DE, passed away after a courageous 7 year battle with cancer.
She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Darrin F. Stevens; his mother, Wilmetta; brother, Jay and wife Sharon and their three children, Jayne, Lizzie and Seth; her parents, Barbara R. and Norris “Buck” Godwin; a sister, Elizabeth R. Donaway and husband Bob; niece, Ashley V. Donaway and her two young sons, Ashton and Avery; her aunt, Judy R. Fisher of Berlin and her daughters, Amanda and Barbara; and her aunt, Doreen G. Shaner and husband Bill of Durham, NC. There were two special girls in her life, Summer and Sydney…spaniels.
Dawn graduated from Sussex Central High School, Delaware Technical and Community College, and the University of Delaware, class of 1988. A true blue UD football fan, she attended all home games, sharing box seats with her parents and friends. She loved cheerleading in high school, six years of the marching band and concert school bands, where she play the flute and piccolo. She especially loved the beach, the sea and all therein, traveling with Darrin to warm places. An avid reader, she was a Civil War buff like her father. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Millsboro. Former employers were Mary Ann Interiors of Ocean View and Calico Corners, Wilmington.
SHE WAS HERE….SHE LIVED….SHE LOVED… AND WAS LOVED… TO KNOW HER WAS TO LOVE HER!!!
Memorial services will be held at Watson’s Funeral Home, 211 Washington Street, Millsboro on Monday, December 31st at 12:30 PM where friends and family are invited to visitation after 11:30 AM.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19702 in lieu of flowers. www.mealeyfuneralhomes.com