It is with great sadness that the family of Dawn Luhta (nee Johnston) announces her peaceful passing on Thursday, March 16, 2023, after her courageous six-year battle with breast cancer.
Beloved wife of Randy Luhta and fur Mom to Gage and Chance; daughter to Ronald and Louise Johnston (both predeceased); daughter-in-law to William and Bonnie (predeceased) Luhta; the best sister to Elaine (David), Jennifer (Jasiu), Todd and Alison; sister-in-law to David and Kevin (predeceased) Luhta; cherished aunt to Mitchell, Owen, Emma, Lucas and Kristen; and great-aunt to Kacee.
Predeceased by fur babies, Bullet, Winston, Sully, Maggie and Cricket.
Dawn graduated as a registered nurse from Ursuline College and enjoyed her work in various positions at Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals.
Dawn’s compassion and love led her and Randy to rescue seven of the most in-need, that became the luckiest, golden retrievers throughout the years.
Dawn is the friend of many and will be missed by all.
Resting at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon, with visitation being held Tuesday, March 21, 2023, from 4-7 p.m., and funeral services beginning at 7 p.m.
An additional service will be held for Dawn in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Lougheed Funeral Home, 252 Regent St., Sudbury, ON CA, www.lougheedfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Breast Cancer Research; GRIN, grinrescue.org/support/donate-to-grin; or Golden Treasures Rescue, goldentreasuresrescue.org.
Arrangements made by Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon. Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.
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