Dawn Elaine Mathews-Nuttall

EAST ORLAND—Dawn Elaine Mathews-Nuttall, 50, died Dec. 6, 2009, at her residence. She was born March 24, 1959, at Misawa Air Force Base, Misawa, Japan.


Dawn was a loving, caring nurse as well as mother and grandmother. She was a member of the U.S. Air Force, as well as the Air National Guard, Bangor, She enjoyed gardening, cooking, horseback riding, as well as arts and crafts. She enjoyed walks with her dog, Luna, and loved all her pets.

She is survived by her loving husband, David Nuttall; her parents, Lenly and Joan Mathews; her brother, Mark Mathews; her children, Sean Patrick, Jennifer Lynn, Adam James, Alex Justin Alley, Halie Starr, Naomi LeeAnna and Natasha Marie; grandchildren, Raine, Haven, Jazzlynn, Blake, Kaden and Lillian; niece and nephew, Lauren and Kevin; four cousins, Ken, Jim, Gerald and Sally; and a special uncle, LaForest Mathews.

Friends are invited to visit with the family 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth, with a funeral service at 10 a.m. with Pastor Peter Remick officiating. Contributions in Dawn’s memory may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of ME, 87 Elm St., Suite 203, Camden, ME 04843. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.


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