Dawn F. (Lamont) Ortega, 48, of Newmanstown, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.

Born in West Reading, PA on July 24, 1973, she was a daughter of Bonnie Sue (Edgar) and George Tomco, of Newmanstown; and the late James C. Lamont.

Dawn was a 1992 graduate of ELCO High School. Dawn lit up any room she walked into with her beautiful smile and infectious laugh. Dawn enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and mastering the art of selfies with those she loved. Always loving butterflies and angels, Dawn is now the guardian angel watching over her loved ones.

In addition to her parents, Dawn is survived by a son, Seth Hurst, of Indiana; sisters, Rebecca Lamont, of Pottstown, Kera, wife of Dean Haag, of Bethel, Ayesha Rittle, of Perkiomenville; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Dawn resided with her dear childhood friend, Erica and Don Fisher and family.

A celebration of life drop-in will be held this Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Bethel-Tulpehocken Library Community Center located at 8601 Lancaster Ave, Bethel PA. Please come to share a memory of Dawn; light refreshments will be served.

In lieu of flowers, a GoFundMe page has been set up to defray funeral expenses.