Calvin Walter Dawe

June 6, 1941October 10, 2021
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Patten Funeral Home

Calvin Dawe

Our family is saddened to share that Calvin W. Dawe, 80, of Port Caledonia, passed away on October 10, 2021, at Glace Bay General Hospital, surrounded by his family.

Cal was born on June 6, 1941, in Toronto, Ontario, the only child of the late Olive and Bill Dawe. As a journeyman marine electrician, he worked in the shipyards of Marystown and St. John’s in Newfoundland, and the trawlers and fish plant of National Sea Products in Louisbourg.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Verna (Stacey), daughter Beverley (Scott), Toronto; son Shane (Chandra), Port Caledonia; grandchildren, Olivia, Bryden (Nathan), Gillian (Bruce); Great-grandchildren, Ava, Baron.

Visitation will be held Thursday October 14, 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Patten Funeral Home, Glace Bay. Service to be held Friday October 15 at 2:00 pm at Patten Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at St. Luke’s United Church Cemetery, Donkin.

Our family deeply appreciates the caring doctors and staff of Third Floor South, Glace Bay General Hospital, and the care and support of the VON, Cape Breton during the last year.

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  • Verna (Stacey) Dawe Wife
  • Bill Dawe Father (deceased)
  • Ollive Dawe Mother (deceased)
  • Beverley (Scott) Daughter
  • Shane (Chandra) Son
  • Olivia Grandchild
  • Bryden (Nathan) Grandchild
  • Gillian (Bruce) Grandchild
  • Ava Great Grandchild
  • Baron Great Grandchild

Past Services

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Visitation - Patten Funeral Home

Friday, October 15, 2021

Funeral Service - Patten Funeral Home Chapel

Friday, October 15, 2021

Burial St. Lukes United Cemetery