Fayette – Dawn M. Rosa, 45, of Ridge Road, Town of Fayette, NY, died Sunday (December 18, 2011) at her residence.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, on Wednesday (December 21) from to 5 to 7 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday (December 22) at 11 AM at Calvary Lutheran Church, Routes 96 and Mound Road, Waterloo, NY with Reverend William Dorow Jr., Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Fayette Rural Cemetery, Town of Fayette, NY. If desired, contributions may be made to the Seneca Falls Savings Bank Relay for Life Team (Karen’s Buds), C/o Seneca Falls Savings Bank, 19 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Dawn was born in Seneca Falls, NY on August 2, 1966 the daughter of the late Ronald and Karen Adler Bennett. She had resided in the Town of Fayette since 2001, moving there from Seneca Falls. She was a graduate of Finger Lakes Community College where she had received degrees in Nursing and Chemical Dependency Counseling. She was employed by Seneca County Head Start as a nurse. She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Waterloo, NY. Dawn was one who just loved the game of Poker and having fun in any way, shape or manner. She loved spending time with her daughter, Dannielle, and even with her dog, Jack. Dawn tried never to miss “Thursday Night Wing Night” at the Yankee Clipper.
She is survived by:
Her husband, Joseph Rosa, of Fayette, NY, whom she has been together with for 17 years.
Her daughter: Dannielle Ireland – Waterloo, NY
Her grandmother – Ella Adler of Waterloo, NY
2 half-sisters – Lynnette Bennett-Moon – Arizona
Lisa Bennett – Arizona
2 half-brothers – Robert and Jeff Bennett – Arizona
Her step-father – Richard Hoven – Clyde, NY
Family friend – Kyle Babcock (Her “favoritist”)
Several aunts, uncles, and cousins