Irene M. Dean

BELOIT — Irene M. Dean, 75, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Akron General surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Nov. 3, 1943.

She was the owner of Dean’s Funeral Home for 27 years. She was a member of East Goshen Friends Church. She graduated from Sebring High School. She loved her family and the Cleveland Cavaliers. She loved her precious pets, Bella, Lily, Chloe, Billy, Charm, Bronny, Dottie, Festus , Ruthie and Molly.

She is survived by four children, Rick (Julie) Dean Jr., Robin Santiago, Scott (Tonya) Dean and Jason Dean; two brothers, Ronny Dean and John (Cathy) Dean; a sister, Sharon Trout; 22 grandchildren, Adrian (Andrew) Whitley, Jessica (Jeb) Clay, Amanda Dean (Josh Davidson), Garrett Dean, Zachary Dean, Kylie Dean, Maggie (Billy) Skelton, Joe Householder, Ben Householder, Kathryn (Todd) Pitcher, Elizabeth Householder, Stephen Phillips, Sabrina Phillips, Tiffany Dean, Colton Dean, Mason Dean, Abbie Dean, Dominic Dean, Alyssa Dean, Cassie Dean, Heather Santiago and Emma Monday; eight great grandchildren, Jase, Aubrey, Emma, Violet, Lyle, Victoria, Christin and Jaxon. Her lifelong Best Friend and Bev Wilt.

She is preceded in by death her beloved husband, Richard Dean; son-in-law, Ray Santiago; two sisters, Patricia Davis and Lori Smalley; two brothers, Woodrow “Butch” and Larry Dean; two sisters-in-law, Charlene Dean and Brenda Dean; a brother-in-law, Charles Davis; two grandchildren, Alex Householder and Seth Dean.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Dean’s Funeral Home in Sebring with Pastor John Graham and Pastor Jason Harsh officiating. Burial will be in Mount Union Cemetery in Alliance.

Calling hours will be Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Damascus Friends Church.

The Family would like to give a special thanks to the Damascus Fire Department, the Smith Township Police, The Alliance Community Hospital Emergency Room and Akron General Hospital Neurological Unit for all their wonderful care. A special thank you to Dr. Mkparu for his care and compassion for many years.

Friends and family may sign the guestbook online at www.deansfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Dean’s Funeral Home, 330-938-2744.


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