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In Memory of
Peter Dawson
May 4, 1944 – July 24, 2023 - Age 79


DAWSON, Peter John born May 4, 1944 in Sheffield, England.  Passed away on July 24, 2023 at Chapman House in Owen Sound.  Peter grew up in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.  He graduated from Central Technical College as an Engineering Draftsman.

On graduation, Peter began working for Firth Brown Tools designing metal cutting tools.  This work took him to Galt (Cambridge, Ontario) where he attained the position of General Manager.  After leaving Firth Brown Tools, Peter began a second career as Sales Manager for Tartan Industrial Ltd.

Peter married the love of his life, Marie Josephine Talford ‘Josie’ on September 6, 1967.

Peter and Josie spent 56 wonderful years together until Josie’s passing on April 6, 2023.  Josie owned and operated a British goods shop in Cambridge, with Peter as her reluctant assistant, until their retirement in 2007.

After retirement, Peter and Josie moved to their home in Southampton, Ontario.  They travelled to the UK each year to catch up with family and friends.   But especially enjoyed their retirement years in Southampton playing golf and entertaining family and friends.