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Michael M. Deren

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I was on vacation earlier this summer & just recently read this obituary: I send my most heart-felt condolences for your loss. My experience with Dr. Deren, and I am MOST surprised to read referrals to him as 'Mickey' because he exuded a medical persona that deserved a little more formality; was as a CCU RN at Backus, assisting with bedside chest tube insertion: prior to the procedure, he was in a music state of mind, fortunately for me, in

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Posted by: A friend   Aug 30, 2019

Dr Deren was a great diagnostician, and a nice man. I am so sorry for your loss.


Posted by: Mimi Romano - Westerly, RI   Aug 15, 2019

So sorry to read about Dr. Deren's passing. He was a great doctor and teacher, and a all around nice guy. He will be missed.


Posted by: Phyllis Chominski - Norwich, CT   Aug 09, 2019

Mrs. Deren & family: When my father passed, many years ago, a friend sent the following words to me. I keep them posted by my desk. I hope that you can take the same peace and comfort from them that I do.
Dr. Deren(Doctor Bulldozer, as I lovingly called him)was a charmer and a man who knew his business. When I went to the Wound Care Clinic, I actually looked forward to his care. He always had a twinkle in

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Posted by: Robin McAteer - Salem, CT   Aug 05, 2019

Our condolences Anne Marie and Donna, my sister Joan & I always enjoyed to talk with Mickey when he visited his parents. He truly will be missed by all.


Posted by: Thomas Eighmie - Seymour, CT   Aug 02, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Deren. A wonderful physician and surgeon and a wonderful man.


Posted by: Bernie Santore - New London, CT - coworker   Aug 02, 2019

Dear Mrs. Deren,

My deepest sympathy to you, sending you love and prayers. Dr. Deren supervised the Physician Assistant staff while he was Chief of Surgery at L+M. I am deeply in debt to him for that guidance,dedication and support. What you may not know is that he taught me a great deal of medicine and surgery back in the early 80s when I started there. It was actually a lot of fun, and I always enjoyed operating with him. He

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Posted by: Martin Filardi - Marshfield, MA   Aug 02, 2019

Truly was a great doctor, one of the best from L&M!


Posted by: Karen - Groton, CT - coworker   Aug 01, 2019

I was sad to learn of the recent passing of Dr. Deren. I worked in his private office for almost 14 yrs before my retirement. He was the kindest and best boss and man I ever knew. I was amazed at his depth of knowledge. I once suggested he apply to go on Jeopardy. His presence will be missed by the medical community. My sympathy to his family and friends.


Posted by: Elizabeth Twitchell - Arvada, CO   Aug 01, 2019

Anne Marie, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. Sending you a hug from my heart.


Posted by: Cindy Moran    Aug 01, 2019