The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 5, 2013

Dawn D. (Conrad) Tidball, 63, Carneys Point, N.J.


The Daily Item

— CARNEYS POINT, N.J. — Dawn D. (Conrad) Tidball, 63, of Carneys Point, formerly of Bucks County and Folcroft, Pa., passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Nov. 27, 2013, after an almost seven-year battle with Stage IV lung cancer.

Dawn was born in Sunbury, Pa., and attended Shikellamy High School.

She moved to Folcroft in 1973 with former husband Blair Harro and was a stay-at-home mom for many years to her two children.

In 1987, she graduated from Hahnemann University with a bachelor of science degree in mental health technology and spent much of her 25-year career working with the mentally ill and elderly. Her passion for helping others in need was undeniable.

Dawn found her soul mate, Bruce Tidball, and remarried in 1994. They lived in various locations in Bucks County. While there, she was a spirited member of her community. Dawn was an accomplished needle point artist. She was a former president of the Keystone Chapter of the American Needle Point Guild, the Yardley-Makefield Lions Club and former secretary of the Lower Bucks County Consortium on Aging.

Dawn enjoyed sewing of all kinds. She enjoyed many different types of crafts, including stained glass projects. She was known for her excellent cooking skills. She also enjoyed bird watching and traveling with her husband and spending time with her grandsons.

In addition to her husband, Dawn is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth (Harro) and Charlie Moore; two brothers, Chris Conrad and Terry Caldwell; two grandchildren, Charles Xavier, 9, and Ryan Russel, 2; one nephew, Christopher Conrad; three nieces, Alexandria and Brittany Conrad and Nell Daly; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She was predeceased by her son, Jamie William Harro.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the O’Leary Funeral Home, 640 E. Springfield Road, Springfield, Pa., followed by the funeral at 1.

Interment will be private.

Contributions may be made in Dawn’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.