Dawn M. Swartzentruber Lehman, 72, Deer River

DEER RIVER, NY — Dawn M. Swartzentruber Lehman, 72, of Miller Road, passed away peacefully Tuesday at her home under the loving care of her family and Lewis County Hospice.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Calvary Assembly of God, West Carthage with Pastor Michael Ewing officiating.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Croghan Mennonite Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.

Born Jan. 26, 1949, in Lowville, a daughter of the late Abner M. and Mary C. Yancey Swartzentruber, she graduated in 1966 from Lowville Academy and attended Eastern Mennonite College.

On Oct. 4, 1986, she married Eric B. Lehman at Lowville Mennonite Church with Pastor Penn Clark officiating.

Dawn worked at Lally Manufacturing Company, Port Leyden and was a Home Health Care Aide for area families. She then worked for US Health Care from 2007-2013 and worked in elder care from 2018 to 2019.

Dawn was a member of Calvary Assembly of God in West Carthage. She served as Church Deaconess and taught Sunday school.  Dawn also worked with the girls club.

Dawn loved being a Mom, sewing and flower gardening. She enjoyed collecting cats and mushroom trinkets, she loved raspberries. Dawn enjoyed worship and praise music. She enjoyed adventure stories.

Surviving are her husband of 34 years, Eric B. Lehman; a daughter, Erica Lehman at home; her twin brother, Dale M. Swartzentruber, Lowville; a brother, Marvin E. Swartzentruber and his wife, Betty, Lowville; a sister-in-law, Marie Swartzentruber, Lowville; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a brother, Glenn A. Swartzentruber, who died in March, 1998.

Contributions may be made in Dawn’s memory to Friends of Lewis County Hospice P.O. Box 266 Lowville NY 13367 or plant a flower in her memory.

Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.