Anna Dean

Anna Wright Dean 1943-2012 TOWNSHEND Anna Wright Dean, age 68 Passed away early on the morning of January 2nd, 2012, after a short bout of pneumonia at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend. Born August 31st, 1943 the daughter of Howard P. Wright and Mabel Brown Wright, Anne grew up on her parent's farm in Grafton, Vt., with her three brothers and sister. She attended area schools, graduating from Leland and Grey Seminary (L.G.U.H.S.) with the class of 1961. After graduating Anne worked at Bakers Book Store, the Kitchen of Grace Cottage Hospital, and as a Home Health Aide, she also wrote poetry and painted in her spare time. She was a kind hearted individual who always put others needs before her own. In 1964 Anne married Alan C. Dean in the Grafton Church, and the following year saw the birth of the first of her three children. Anne was predeceased by both her parents, her brother Norman B. Martin and her granddaughter Jasmine Dean. She is survived by her three children, Stacie Dean, Terri St. Onge, and Holly Dean; her brothers James P. Martin and Douglas A. Wright; her sister Ellen Archambault; two Aunts, June Williams and Dorothy Bush, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and very special friends. Anne's family would like to say thank you to all of the employees at the Valley Cares Assisted Living, Doctor Robert Backus, and the Nursing staff of Grace Cottage Hospital for all the care they have given Anne throughout the years. The Memorial service celebrating Anne's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday January 7, 2012 at the Grafton Church, Grafton, VT. Visiting hours will be from 1:00 to 2 p.m. at the church. A reception will follow at the Chapel. For those who desire memorial contributions in Anne's memory may be made to the Assisted Living at Valley Cares in Townshend, VT or to Grafton Cares in Grafton, VT Arrangements are under the care of White Funeral Chapel and cremation service, Townshend.

Funeral Home

White Funeral Home
1956 Route 30 Townshend, VT 05353
(802) 365-7555

Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 5, 2012