Marie E. Dawson, 72, of Terre Haute, IN passed away 10:03 AM Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at her home. She was born April 9, 1946 at Gary, IN, the daughter of John and Irene Shotts Gallagher. She was married to Robert Dawson. Surviving are a son, Philip M. Deckert of Terre Haute, IN; a daughter, Belinda Green of Terre Haute, IN; a sister, Ann Gallagher of Chicago, IL; a brother, John Gallagher of Chicago, IL; four grandchildren and twenty five great grandchildren. Visitation will be 1-4 Sunday at Pearce Funeral Home in Marshall. Private burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery. For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.