Obituary, Thomas Henry “Tom” Dean

Village of Millerton – Thomas Henry “Tom” Dean, 85, a lifelong area resident died peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT following a brief illness. Tom worked as a laborer and equipment operator for the Village of Millerton Highway Department for over 29 years prior to his retirement in 1991.

Born June 16, 1937 in Sharon, CT he was the son of the late Martin A. and Marjorie (Bussett) Dean. Tom attended school locally and married Violet “Vi” Macneil on July 1, 1961 in Sharon, CT. Mrs. Dean died in 1989. Tom was a former member of the Millerton Gun Club; a longtime member of the Men’s League at Washington Lanes and he enjoyed socializing with the members of the Millerton Fire Company. Seasonally he enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends.

Tom is survived by his daughter, Vicki Horton of Lakeville, CT and his son John H. Dean of Millerton, NY. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and many friends. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was also predeceased by four brothers, Marty Dean, Dave Dean, Dan Dean and Ernie Dean and his son-in-law John Horton.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 10am-12pm at  37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. A funeral service will take place at 12pm at the funeral home. Pastor William Mayhew will officiate. Burial will take place at Irondale Cemetery in Millerton privately. Memorial contributions may be made to the Millerton Fire Company, P.O. Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Author: Harlem Valley News