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Joan E. Dean Obituary


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“We were very saddened to here of Joans passing.We have known her for over 21 years,10 of which,she watched our son.She was a wonderful,caring,kind...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: David,Liz,and Patrick Tenney - OH

“I have been a friend of the family for many years. My mom Letha and Joan both worked as librarians when we were both young. Sorry to hear of your...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Carolyn J. Marsh

“Theresa, We are so saddened by this news!Your mom was a great friend, not just to me but to my 2 boys also. She will be greatly missed!Love, Jodi...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jodi Craver - warren, OH - friend

“Many fond memories of your mother, Theresa. My deepest sympathy. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Anne Lowery - friend


Joan Elaine Dean, 71, of Warren, died Saturday, February 25, 2012 at St. Joseph Health Center, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Dean was born October 25, 1940 in Warren, the daughter of Helen A. Cross Yarnell and John "Jack" B. Yarnell. She was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, class of 1958.

She worked for several years as a librarian for the Warren City School system and for many years as a caretaker to family and friends. She enjoyed the arts, theatre, books, and her many pets.

Joan is survived by her daughter, Theresa, of Lakewood, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Melvin W. Dean; her parents; and her sister and brother, Mary Wolfe and Donald Clinefelter.

In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services at this time. A gathering to celebrate her life will be arranged at a later date.

The family asks that material donations in Joan's name be made to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 545 Brunstetter Rd. S.W., Warren, Ohio 44481-9600.

Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland & Son Funeral and Cremation Services, 271 N. Park Ave., Warren, Ohio 44481. Please visit www.mcfarlandcares.com to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers.

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