Dawn Marie Titus
(1970 - 2017)

Dawn Marie Titus

New Jersey, United States of America
September 4, 1970

Florida, United States of America
July 2, 2017

Guest Book
I am deeply sorry for the loss of your loved one. I pray that you draw close to our loving heavenly Father at this difficult time, for He promises that He will "comfort your hearts and make you firm." (2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17)
someone who cares
October 10th, 2017
I'm so very sorry for your loss. As someone who has lost so many people in her family to the same addiction, I can understand the grief that you are feeling today. My family and I have been fostering animals for 8 years, and I just wanted to thank you in her behalf for all the help that she does. Every foster family makes a difference!

Situations like these are always hard. Losing a loved one is never easy no matter what the surrounding circumstances are. The Bible says at John 5: 28, 29 "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life..." This scripture tells us that there is a hope to see Dawn again - happy, healthy and on a paradise earth. please let these words find you and fill you with the comfort and give you the hope that you may need in these hard times.
Casey Cherry (n/a)
September 26th, 2017
I just decided to do a search for My friend Dawn. I missed seeing her back in May when i was visiting. Hurricane Irma got me thinking about her. We were neighbors/friends for many years. I will miss her very much.
jeff arnold (friend)
September 9th, 2017
We are so sad to hear of Dawn's passing. We met Dawn a year ago when we hired her to trim the nails of our elderly husky, Tymbir. She was gentle and efficient but what struck me was tht when the job was complete, she spoke to our girl with such love, like she'd known her forever. I loved how she instantly loved our girl. Tymbir passed away a couple months later and we adopted a big wonderful mutt of a puppy. Dawn was Oscars walker for almost a year. We referred to her as Auntie Dawn because she was such an important part of our family - she loved Oscar and we loved her. We did not know about her struggles although there were hints of them at the end and we made the difficult decision to part ways with her. It breaks my heart to hear what she has gone through. To us, she was a happy, loving soul with a huge heart. I hope she is resting in peace and feeling all of the love that she may not have been able to feel during her time here on earth.
Beth Starybrat (Client)
August 5th, 2017
Dawn watched my dogs in February & was assume. She was hired to babysit my dogs again in 3 weeks & ive been trying to reach her only to find out she died. I'm devastated. Does anyone know what happened to her pug Mayla? I would love to adopt her. Please let me know
Allyson Zuliani (Customet)
August 4th, 2017
We shared a grandfather and a name, but I didn't have the honor of knowing you until 5 years ago. What a shame! I was so sad to learn of your difficult struggles with addiction and BPD. You clearly had a HUGE, loving heart, and that's what I will remember about you...
Sandy Logan (Cousin)
July 27th, 2017
Dawn, I remember you as a little girl. You and Aunt Patti were over our house often. You were a great little cousin. The last time I saw you was 1976. I just found you again only to loose you once more. May you rest on peace my little cousin.
Bill Titus (Cousin)
July 16th, 2017
Fly high with the Angels. I am grateful we finally talked again recently. Please take give my Daddy a big hug.
Lisa Lazenby (Friend)
July 13th, 2017
Dawn, so very sorry to learn of your passing but knowing you are with your mom and so many animals. Thank you for your smile and kindness and inspiration to fight.Gods grace and love always.
Angela Castellano (Friend)
July 12th, 2017
Dawn you will be missed Erin and i always enjoyed your visits to help take care of snoop and scrappy may you rest in peace and enjoy all those dogs in heaven. Love you Dawn!
Michael Borkowski (Friend)
July 10th, 2017
Dawn, may you rest in peace and sleep with the Angels. I will always remember your smile. My heart aches when yours do.
May you now see peace and walk with the Angels.
You will be missed
Yvette White (Friend)
July 10th, 2017
Dawn may your beautiful sole find the peace that eluded you in life.
Irma Hermey (Aunt)
July 10th, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Dawn was a really nice sweet person and a true dedicated person to the pet world. She will surely be missed but I am sure the pets are welcoming her. Rest in peace Dawn.
Dawn Taylor (Friend)
July 10th, 2017
What you wrote tells her story so beautifully. She was blessed to have a sister who loved her so much. I met Dawn when we both began our journey in this new life in 2004 and had the most hysterical times together in Wayside House. We lived together for six months and, boy, was that a rollercoaster!! I heard many horrific tales of childhood horrors and terrifying demons in her life. She was scared, strong and determined to overcome them, and then I saw her grow. It was so beautiful to watch her enjoy life again, have hope for the future and enjoy her dogs(especially Sammy) to the fullest. I also became her friend. Neither of us knew much about how to be a friend, but little by slowly we kept at it and I soon found myself no longer being afraid of talking to another person and sharing my deepest thoughts, dreams and fears. I admired her so much and spent many a day romping with Sammy at her condo in Delray. She went to meetings, came out to dinner often and seemed genuinely happy. Those were good years. Then her mother died and those demons she had worked so hard to arrest, were let free and she could not defend herself against them. She tried, she tried hard! Many tears and phone calls of despair gave me terrifying thoughts of what could happen. She was overwhelmed with grief and despair and for a few years we lost her again. Then, one day, she just popped up, ready again to fight for her life. She struggled, overcame, struggled. I watched her with a broken heart fight so hard. When she opened her business(her dream) to help rescue, groom and do pet care, she glowed! It had finally happened and it was because she worked so hard to get it done. But behind the precious smile and the beautiful eyes, I still saw the pain. I saw the self doubt that she could ever truly be happy again. We had lost touch over the last few years, but still posted animal help issues to each other on Facebook or sent a random message. I loved her, that funny, kind, loving girl named Dawn "tail waggin'" Titus, and I don't think she truly knew how many people felt the same way. She once told me that she always felt like she was on the outside, looking in at something unobtainable. I'm sad to think she never knew she was already on the inside, inside the circle of life and love and support we all call family, the family of AA. She touched so many hearts, saved so many animals. There is not a doubt in my mind she is happy and at peace over the bridge with all those she touched and saved....and now knows how much God always loved her. She will be forever in my heart.
Kathleen Hayden (friend)
July 10th, 2017
She as a beautiful woman may she rest in paradise
Loretta Alston
July 10th, 2017
I haven't seen my cousin since 1995 when I left an abusive relationship and fled from Rochester NY all the way to Florida. My Aunt and my Cousin Dawn welcomed me with open arms. Dawn helped me as much as she could and I will be forever grateful.We have kept in touch via FB and discovered that we both had a love for animals in common. I will miss her dearly and I definitely have regrets that I'll carry forever. Be at peace now... we all miss you more than you know.
Rhea Murray (Cousin)
July 10th, 2017
I never met Dawn but she helped a dear friend of mine and dog. While she was pet sitting for his dog while my friend had surgery he ended up taking a turn for the worse and could no longer care for his dog she did not accept any more payments for the dog sitting services and when I reached out to her she was extremely helpful in finding a way to get that dog from Florida to Michigan so I could care for the dog. She was extremely helpful on the phone and very understanding while it took me two weeks to organize the transport. That little pop ended up staying two years with me and living out her life otherwise she would've faced a horrible demise as the family of my friend wanted to put the dog down as she was an old girl rest in peace Dawn may I meet you someday at the rainbow bridge
Tonya Wood
July 10th, 2017
We love you, dawn. May the sharing of your story serve its purpose in showing others that its ok to seek help. Secrets keep us sick! The honesty and openness about our struggles only serves to show others its ok for them too to share and accept help.
Rest in peace and puppies, Dawn!
Kt V (Friend)
July 10th, 2017
There's a hole in my heart. I miss your presence in my life. I know that you are happy and pain free. Go rest high dear friend. I'll miss you always!
Shirley Terrell (Friend )
July 10th, 2017
rest in peace you will surely be missed by those who loved you and all the precious lives you touched
Adrienne Grygo
July 10th, 2017
Dawn, it has been a week since you found peace. I miss you and I wish you had not suffered. Sometimes, it still does not feel real. I briefly thought about texting you to ask you what you thought of this memorial site. I'm sure you love it. Give mom a big squeeze for me. Love, Jenna
Jenna Radcliffe (sister)
July 10th, 2017
This is the memorial I set up for Dawn Titus. To sign the guest book, click on the "Sign Guest Book" button below.
Jenna Radcliffe
July 4th, 2017
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"Forever loved and always missed. Be at peace now, and know the power of God's love that was always with you. Thank you for loving me💜"
Kat H
July 10th, 2017
"Dawn, from all of us here at Pets In Distress, you are missed."
Elena Mavros
July 10th, 2017
"Dawn,it has been a whole week since you found peace. I'm sure you are enjoying it. Sometimes it doesn't feel real. I briefly thought about texting you to ask you what you thought of this site. I love you and miss you. Give mom a big squeeze for me."
Jenna Radcliffe
July 10th, 2017


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