• "To Deans family and friends, on behalf of the United States..."
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(Age 78)  

Passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Arlington, VA. Beloved husband of Jean DeMello. Father of John de Mello (Kim) and Krista Archibold (Keith). Grandfather of Kerry Dianora, Madeline de Mello, Sarah de Mello, Mathew Archibold and Mackenzie Archibold. Dean will be missed by his loyal companion, Nancy Fancy Pants. Honorably served from 1958-1977 in the US Navy Submarine Fleet, notibly on the U.S.S. Tinosa (SSN-606). Dean retired as a Senior Chief Sonar Tech. Viewing at Murphey Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203, on Sunday, January 13, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.


Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 11, 2019
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