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Frances J. Dean


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Frances J. Dean

Whiting - Frances J. Dean (nee Brower), age 69, of Whiting passed away on Friday November 24th, 2017 at Crestwood Manor. Born February 17th, 1948 in Staten Island, she was lifelong resident of Ocean County. Mrs. Dean was a 1966 graduate of Southern Regional High School and had attended and graduated from Ocean County Vocational School. Frances was an LPN for 46 years, working in Community Memorial Hospital, Southern Ocean Hospital, Lacey Nursing Home and Whiting Healthcare Center.

Frances was predeceased by her mother Lilian Brower in 1973, her father Clinton Brower in 1983, her children's father John Gawronik in 2005 and her husband Ralph Dean in 2009. Surviving are her sons, Dave Gawronik and his wife Sharon, Dale Gawronik and his wife Kristin, step-daughters Regina McCullouch and her husband Jim, Jennifer DeStefano and her husband Nick, her eight grandchildren, Christopher Gawronik, Lauren Gawronik, James McCullouch, Kevin McCullouch, Allison DeStefano, Sydney DeStefano, Samantha Horcasitas and Nicole Horcasitas, along with her brother Richard Brower and his wife Debbie and many beloved nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.

A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 from 2-4, and 7-9pm at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Route 9 Forked River, and again on Thursday from 10am until the time of service at 11am at the funeral home, interment will follow in Ocean County Memorial Park, Waretown. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made at donate.nationalbreastcancer.org in Frances' memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 29, 2017
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