JOHN WILLIS DEANE
On Saturday, November 3, 2012, John Willis Deane walked into the arms of Jesus surrounded by loving family at his home in Churchville, Virginia. Jack was blessed with not one but two great loves of his love; Joan R. Deane of Churchville, VA and Jeanette Ann Deane, predeceased, of Laurel, MD.
Jack and Jean had eight children; John F. Deane, Mary Therese Pfau, Michael R. Deane, Bernadette Deane Johnson, Dorothy Jean Marie Deane (predeceased), Regina Cassaza, Fr. Joseph Mary Deane, and Rosemary Deane (predeceased). He leaves 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. His 11 stepchildren with Joan include: Andrea and Zachary Harris, Julia Tolbert, Teresa Edsall, Cassandra Harris, Dakota Harris and Justin Harris, Megan Lucas and Sonya Harris, Lisamay Harris, Lois Marshall and 14 step grandchildren. Jack is also survived by Jean's sister, Theresa Fitzhugh and by Joan's sisters Patricia Marasa and Karen Lusby. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A., Laurel, Maryland. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Saturday, November 10, 2012 beginning at 9 a.m. at St. Mary of the Mills Catholic Church, Laurel, MD.