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Mildred B. (Holden) Dean

September 20, 1926 ~ December 29, 2018 (age 92)

Narragansett – Mildred B. (Holden) Dean, 92, of Narragansett passed away peacefully Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Scalabrini Villa, North Kingstown. She was the beloved wife of the late John C. Dean.

   Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Alfred W. and Ethel (Mellor) Holden, she had lived in Narragansett for over 30 years.

   Mrs. Dean was a volunteer and former Sunday School teacher at St. Paul’s Church, Pawtucket. She loved music and golf, and was a former member of Kirkbrae Country Club and Lincoln Country Club, both in Lincoln.

   She is survived by her loving children, John S. Dean and his wife, Lynda, and Bradford Dean and his wife, Sandra, all of Cumberland, and Lynn Streich and her fiancé, Stephen Burke of North Kingstown; her beloved eleven grandchildren; her beloved nineteen great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Florence Berry and Dorothy Ethier.

  Her funeral service will be held Saturday, January 5 at 11 A.M. at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln. Her burial will be private in New Fernwood Cemetery, South Kingstown.

   Relatives and friends are invited and may call Saturday 9-11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Dean’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 or Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 120 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland, RI 02864 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association - Rhode Island Chapter
245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence RI 02906

Emmanuel Episcopal Church
120 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland RI 02864

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