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Dawn Elaine Derobbio
(Nee Valentine, previously Bonamo)
Dawn Elaine Derobbio passed away suddenly on May 28, 2019 at her home in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was 52. Dawn was born on January 17, 1967 in Anaheim California to John Valentine and Mary Ann (née McElwee)Valentine.
Dawn grew up in Roselle Park, New Jersey. She graduated from Roselle Park High School in 1986. While in high school, she participated in the marching band and achieved the level of First Class Girl Scout. After high school, Dawn pursued certifications as a dental x-ray technician and as a beautician.
Dawn moved to Florida in the early 2000’s. She resided there with her beloved husband, Michael Derobbio. Dawn loved the companionship of her dogs and enjoyed collecting dolls and other memorabilia.
Dawn was kind and compassionate; she was quick to reach out to those in need. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. In addition to her husband Michael, Dawn is survived by her mother, Mary Ann Valentine Van Ness, her grandmother, Elizabeth McElwee, her sisters Beth Valentine Caldes (Bill), Kim Valentine (Brian Fahey), Laurie Wiley (Michael), Laura Valentine, and Adrienne Valentine-Galles, as well as her nieces and nephews, Arianna Dyer (Nick), Jackson Valentine, Aidan Fahey, Sean, Erin, Brenna, and Morgan Wiley, Liam and Jonathan Caldes, great nephews, Matthew and Timothy Dyer. Also, she is survived by her mother-in-law Sheila Sterling, stepson William Blair and family, brother and sister-in-law Henry and Tammy Sterling and their daughter Olivia. Dawn will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Dawn was predeceased by her father, John Valentine, and her stepfather, Richard Van Ness.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to your local animal shelter.
60 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Oran