Catherine Frances Dawson, 71, wife of the late David Alan Dawson, passed away April 7, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Belfast, June 17, 1948, to Leonard Walter Harvey and Evelyn Anne O’Brien.

She graduated from Belfast Area High and later furthered her education at KVTC. She was an experienced and talented seamstress working in the clothing industry and shoe manufacturing until retirement. She enjoyed painting, bird watching and gardening.

In addition to her parents and husband, Catherine was predeceased by her brother Leonard Walter Harvey Jr., and her son Gregory Matthew Aldus.

She is survived by four children Raymond Aldus Jr. and wife, Kristin, of Belfast, Joseph Aldus of Brooks, Francine Fuller of Owls Head and Jason Fuller and his wife, Patricia, of Searsmont; nephew Leonard Harvey III of Waldo; eight grandchildren Kallie, Kote, Abraham, Matthew, Jacob, Cade, Aaron and Sarah; four great-grandchildren and her friends Glenn Fuller, Bonnie Reed, Lauretta and David Kulp.

Special thanks to Beacon Hospice Care of Augusta.

A Celebration of Life will be this summer at the Grove Cemetery, Belfast.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to The King’s Daughters Home, 89 Ohio St., Bangor, ME 04401.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at ripostafh.com.