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JoAnn M. Dean

June 8, 1938 — December 1, 2020

JoAnn M. Dean

Dean, JoAnn M., 82, McVeytown, passed away December 1, 2020 at Penn Highlands Huntingdon. Born June 8, 1938, Newton Hamilton, daughter of the late Marshal D. and Catherine M. (Forgy) Sunderland. Survived by loving husband, Gerald D. Dean; Children, Robert Dean and wife, Ann Marie, Newton Hamilton; and Brenda A. Szczerba and Husband, Frank A., DuBois; Grandchildren, Alex Dean, Alan Dean, Benjamin Dean, Frank “Frankie” Szczerba and wife, Jennifer, Sarah Szczerba, Nicholas Szczerba; and great-grandson, Michael. JoAnn enjoyed flowers, gardening, and working outside. She spent her free time crocheting. Most importantly, she cherished her time with family and adored her grandchildren. Friends and family will be received at Heath-Anderson Funeral Home, Mount Union, on Friday, December 5, 2020 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm and Saturday, December 6, 2020 from 10:00 am until the time of service at 12 p.m., Pastor Bob Boswell, officiant. Interment to follow. Those in attendance are kindly asked to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at

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