Dawn Marie Zinsser, 48, of Poolesville, Md., passed away December 26, 2020, at the Holy Cross Hospital in Germantown, Md., after a battle with COVID 19.
She graduated from Magruder High School in Derwood, Md., and attended Montgomery College in Rockville, Md. She was employed by George Washington University Facility Associates in Germantown and Rockville.
She is survived by her husband, Gus Zinsser; one son, Cody James; and two daughters, Kayla Marie and Kacie Brianne, all of Poolesville: a sister, Debra Lynn (Howes) Dwyer and husband Ronald and their family; son, Ronald, Jr., of Rockville; and daughter Jamie Lynn (Dwyer) Harper and husband Charles and their family; Briana Noel and Gabriel Marie of Germantown. She is also survived by her mother, Mary E. Howes-Benesh and her husband, Lester, of Hagerstown, Md.; and her father-in-law August Zinsser, III, and his wife, Ann, of Kensington, Md.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Aubrey Howes.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Dawn loved going to the beach and tanning. She enjoyed traveling, especially on her honeymoon cruise. Most of all, she loved her children to the moon and back.
A memorial service will be held at a later date when family and friends can safely gather and share memories and celebrate Dawn's life.