Dawn M. (Spooner) Miles

February 18, 1959 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 62)


Dawn Marie (Spooner) Miles, a beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 with her loving husband by her side from complications of COVID 19.

Dawn was born February 18, 1959 in Syracuse, NY to James and Esther (Kinney) Spooner. She was a lifelong Syracuse resident, graduating from Corcoran High School in 1977. She married Jeffrey M Gilbert in 1977 and together they had two sons, Jeffrey R and Justin, prior to their divorce in 1986. In 1988 she met Joseph Miles, her current husband and father of her third son, Cory, and they married in 1999. She worked for Marshall’s from the time the store was opened in the mid 1980’s until her retirement in October 2021.

Dawn was a lover of horses, cats, and birds. She never had a time when there wasn’t at least one cat living in her house. She enjoyed watching QVC and Hallmark Christmas movies, but her favorite thing to do later in life was spend time with her grandson, Brett.

She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Joseph Miles; her children, Jeffrey Gilbert, Justin Gilbert and Cory Miles; her daughter-in-law, Rebekah Gilbert; grandchild, Brett Gilbert; and her brothers, Kevin Spooner and Keith Spooner.

Family and close friends are welcome to attend the celebration of life being held on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:30 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 5070 N Eagle Village Rd., Manlius, NY 13104.

A special thank you to the staff of 6H at Upstate University Hospital for their tireless compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make contributions to the SPCA, your local Humane Society, or Donate Life as Dawn was the recipient of a kidney that gave her almost four healthy years with her family.

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Memorial Service
February 5, 2022

10:30 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
5070 N. Eagle Village Rd.
Manlius, NY 13104

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