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James Edward "Sleep" Dawe

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James Edward "Sleep" Dawe

August 25, 1934 - November 7, 2021

Peacefully at Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice in Cobourg on Sunday, November 7th, 2021, James “Sleep” Dawe at 87 years of age. Beloved husband of Catherine Dawe (nee Darling). Dear father of Terry (Paul Watts), Karen Dawe, Daniel Dawe (Sonya), Robert Dawe (Janet Beveridge) and predeceased by children Bob Dawe, Laurie Ansley, Tina Conners. Cherished grandfather of Adam Dawe, Angie Morrison, Jeremy Sunday, April Dawe, Joshua Dawe, Kelly Dawe, Alicia Dawe, Stephanie Dawe, Jamie Boerman, Nikki Ansley, Lindsay Conners, Lacey Conners, the late Bobby Conners and also missed by his 27 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Survived by his sister Barbara Bonnie Dawe and predeceased by his siblings Robert Dawe, Jackie Dawe, Mike Dawe, and Pat Dawe. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life on Saturday November 20th from 2 - 4pm at 432 Duffy Street, Cobourg. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to Ed's House Northumberland Hospice.

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Steve McGowan - November 14, 2021

To Rob and family, my condolences to you and your family on your lost of a great Dad. I remember him growing up and hanging with Rob and thought at his size not a guy to have mad at you. He was always nice to me when I was at your house. Again sorry for your lost

Pat O'Brien - November 12, 2021

Sleep was a very good athlete' strong willed' intelligent' honest 'had empathy He was a man amongst men

Jim Delanty - November 11, 2021

Sure liked Sleep-very intelligent witty young guy who was a super athlete. Areal good guy.Sad and sorry to see him go. May he Rest In Peace.

Tom Roddy - November 11, 2021

Sleep was a hero to this country boy,high school days, back in the 50s.My sincere condolences on his passing

Julie Darling - November 11, 2021

Aunt Cathy, Rob & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you mourn the loss of your husband and father. May the love and support of family and friends bring you comfort during this very sad time. Jim & Julie Darling

LeeAnn Jones - November 11, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Sleep's passing. He was a lovely man and I always enjoyed our visits at the barbershop. Condolences to all.

Jim Jubenville - November 11, 2021

Thinking of your family during this time of sadness.

Judy Elliott - November 11, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Canadian Cancer Society

Denise Yerex - November 10, 2021

Kathy my sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Barry and Sheila Dawe - November 10, 2021

To Kathie and family, Barry and I send our heartfelt condolences. Thinking of you all at this sad time. There are no words to help you with your grief. Sending hugs.

Angie Morrison - November 10, 2021

Please note address of Celebration of life is 432 Duffy Street . Thank you

Dave Doyle - November 10, 2021

Dear Cathy and family Our condolences and thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. I have many fond memories of Jim. He was one of Cobourg's most talented althletes. All of us who knew Jim have memories of ball games, golf, hockey , all of which he excelled. May the stories and memories live on. A real Hall of Famer. Dave

James D (Joner) Jones - November 10, 2021

My condolences to Cathy and the Dawe family. I have fond memories of Jim.

GREG CLAYTON - November 10, 2021

Kathy & family : Sending sincere condolences. May the memories sustain you through this difficult time.

Katherine Johns - November 10, 2021

Dear Catherine, Rob and family! A short note to let you know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time! Sincerely Katherine Johns

Blaine&lynda Darling - November 9, 2021

So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing, our thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this most difficult time.

Allan and Debbie Elder - November 9, 2021

Cathy Rob and Family. Our sincere condolences in the Passing of Jim. May your happy memories sustain you through this difficult time.

Len and Carole - November 9, 2021

Kathy, our deepest condolences to you and your family. He will be truly missed. Always enjoyed our golf games together, great conversations and the odd beer. Rest in Peace Jim.

Brian & Lillian Darling - November 9, 2021

Dear Aunt Cathy and Family, Lil and I were saddened to here of Jim’s passing. Please accept our deepest condolences. I will always remember watching Jim pitch in the Town’s Men’s League. May he Rest In Peace.

Donald and Donna Robins - November 9, 2021

Cathy and family Our condolences to you at this sad time of loosing Jim. You and Jim were neighbors of Mrs. Stella Dodge for many years and during that time your were protective and concerned neighbors of her. Donna and I are appreciative of you being there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now. Donna and Donald

Robert Wood - November 9, 2021

lm very sorry to hear of the passing of someone I so Respected. So sorry for your loss Dan and the entire family. Robert Wood. Woody

Tom & Barb Matthews - November 9, 2021

Cathy & family, so sorry to hear of your loss of Jim. Tom has so many memories of him from fastball. He was definitely a master of his sport. Was a great friend of Tom's dad as well. Cherish all the memories Tom and Barb

Audrey Molenaar - November 9, 2021

Kathy My deepest condolence to you at this sad time

Judith Chase - November 9, 2021

Cathy, I am so saddened to hear of Sleep's passing. He was definitely an icon in this town. I have missed running into him walking and chatting with him. My condolences to all of his family. Take care.

Lois-Anne Johns - November 9, 2021

Dear Cathy. I'm so sorry to hear of sleeps passing Lois anne johns.

Gord Matthews - November 9, 2021

Dear Cathy, My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. My friend “Sleep”, is at peace after a long tough battle. I will miss stopping in with a new book for him to read or to reminisce. Cherish the memories you made together knowing he is in a better place.

Gary Dunn - November 9, 2021

It only seems like yesterday (2 years have past)that I last seen you when I drove you home from the Legion, usually you walked.RIP ,you suffered enough.It was always a pleasure having you as part of the Thursday afternoon group,at the Legion,reminiscing about old times .It won’t be the same without you.

Carolyn Flannigan - November 9, 2021

Rob and Aunt Cathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Tracey Westra - November 9, 2021

It is with great sadness I send my heartfelt condolences to the Dawe family during this difficult time. Uncle Jimmie will be remembered fondly. RIP Dear Sleep. Your fight is now over.

Randy & Joanne Douglas - November 9, 2021

Dear Rob, Joanne and I would like to express our deepest condolences on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Judy Elliott - November 9, 2021

Cathy, Rob and families after all this time I was saddened to read this news. Sending love and sincere condolences but knowing he’s at rest now makes me smile. Coincidentally he passed on Bill’s birthday which also makes me smile, knowing the great respect they had for each other. Keep your memories close while you go through this sad time, laugh, cry, reminisce it does help & I’m sure that’s what he’d want. Rest In Peace Sleep. You gave it one hell of a great fight.