Marie G. Dean, of Grahamsville, NY passed away on Sunday, February, 20, 2022 at Achieve Rehab and Nursing. She was 98 years old. Marie was born on November 21, 1923 in Eureka, NY; she was the daughter of the late George and Sarah (Amthor) Gorton.
She married Charles W. Dean on June 3, 1944. Charles sadly passed away in 1998. Marie was a former member of the Claryville Reformed Church where she enjoyed attending the church functions and suppers. She was a member of the International Association of the Rebekah Assemblies in Grahamsville. Marie was a self-employed tax preparer and had worked as Tax Collector for the Town of Neversink. Marie loved attending auctions with her husband, NASCAR, fishing, flowers and her cats.
Marie is survived by her children, Andrew “Mike” Dean and his wife Lorraine of Claryville, Christine Merritt of Sterling Heights, MI and Penny Dean and her husband Gary Lowe of Woodlawn, VA; four grandchildren, Christine Sarosy, Spencer Merritt, Dean Merritt and Leonidas Merritt; nine great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband Charles, Marie was predeceased by her brothers, Andrew and George Gorton and her son-in-law Arthur “Jake” Merritt.
Visiting will be held on Thursday, February 24th from 10:00am – 11:00am with a celebration of her life immediately following at Loucks Funeral Home, Ellenville, NY. Burial will take place in Claryville Cemetery on Saturday, April 16th at 1pm.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Achieve Rehab and Nursing for the wonderful care they provided to their mom.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Marie’s name to the ASPCA.