Mendez, Dawn Marie
Mendez, Dawn Marie age 51 of Dover, NJ passed away Wednesday November 18, 2020 following a long and courageous battle with Cancer. Born and raised in Dover, she was a lifelong resident.
A graduate of the Morris Hills High School class of 1987 Dawn was a loving mother, daughter, sister and friend to many who enjoyed dancing and frequenting the Spanish Clubs of New York City.
Dawn was predeceased by her adoptive father Daniel Nykyforuk as well as her maternal grandparents Gus and Helen Tishuk. She is survived in life by her sons Christian Mojica and Jonathan “Jojo” Mendez, her fiancé Jamal Robinson, her mother Carol Nykyforuk and her father Nicholas and his wife Connie Bencivengo. Also surviving are her brother Daniel Nykyforuk and her sister Jennifer Marcial, her step brother Nick and her step sister Tina.
A virtual Memorial Service will be held Saturday December 12, 2020 at 11 AM via Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/stjohnsdover Arrangements and online condolences through Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Home One Baker Ave (Rt. 46) Dover, NJ. www.smith-taylor-ruggierofuneralhome.com