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Lillian T. Dean

AGE: 87 • Wilmington, Del.

Lillian T. (Collins) Dean, age 87, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at home on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

Lillian was a graduate of Wilmington High School. She worked in various jobs, including insurance, real estate and medical offices while raising her family. Lillian was a long-time member of St. Mary Magdalen Parish.

Lillian is predeceased by her brother, Jerome D. Collins and her sisters, Jean Pancoast and Ann Collins. She is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, Francis Roy Dean, Sr. and their children, F. Roy Dean Jr., Rita Dean Montero, Bruce Dean (Sharon), Philip Dean and Edward Dean (Patty); nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, surrogate children and grandchildren.

Lillian's family would like to thank the staff of Compassionate Care Hospice for their kindness and attention.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church where family and friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Interment will follow Mass at Cathedral Cemetery, Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Mary Magdalen Church, 7 Sharpley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Wilmington, DE 19804.

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Published in The News Journal from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24, 2016
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