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John H. Deane

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John H. Deane Obituary
John H. Deane of West Chester Loved by many, John H. Deane, 80, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at Chester County Hospital, West Chester. John was born on Sept. 10, 1933 in New Bedford, Mass. and was a long time resident of West Chester. Before moving to West Chester, he resided in Harrisburg. John graduated from Holy Family High School in New Bedford, Mass., and from Providence College in Providence, R.I. He served his nation in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953-1955, and retired as director of sales administration after 33 years with McNeil Pharmaceuticals in 1993. John was a member of Saint Agnes Catholic Church in West Chester. John entertained many interests, volunteering for the Orphans Court of Chester County and in various capacities at Chester County Hospital. He loved the game of golf and held a membership at the Downingtown Country Club. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gabrielle Cayer Deane; children, Michael Deane (Elizabeth), Nancy Deane Klinger (Raymond), Amy Deane Baker (John), and Katherine Deane Bousum (Stephen); and grandchildren, Timothy Deane, Grace Bousum, George Bousum and Molly Baker. John was preceded in death by his son, Timothy S. Deane, his parents, Michael J. Deane and Elizabeth Doyle Deane, his sister, Elizabeth Deane Marchisio and his nephew, Richard Marchisio (Nancy). Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass, 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at St. Agnes Church, 233 W. Gay St., West Chester, with a visitation beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Heart Catheterization Laboratory of the Chester County Hospital, 701 E. Marshall St., West Chester, PA 19380; and/or The Blessed Dorothy Day Ministry Center at Saint Agnes Catholic Church, 233 W. Gay St., West Chester, PA 19380. Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home of West Chester; 610-696-1181 www.DellaFH.com.
Published in The Daily Local on Dec. 6, 2013
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