On March 1, 2007, JOHN J. DAWSON SR, loving father of John J. Dawson Jr, and Mary Claire Talbot, devoted grandfather of 5, dear friend of Catherine Thompson, also survived by Joyce Dawson and Jeff Talbot. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at BARRANCO AND SONS P.A., SEVERNA PARK FUNERAL HOME, at Ritchie Hwy and Robinson Rds. A Mass will be held at St. John's the Evangelist on Wednesday at 10 A.M. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake. For more information please visit www.barrancofuneralhome.com.