Frances J. Dean – Cumberland

Frances J. Dean – Cumberland

Frances J. (Rogers) Dean, 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 20, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Walter O. Dean Jr. for 66 years.

Born in Pawtucket, where she lived until 2016, she was a daughter of the late William H., Sr. and Phyllis (Crowther) Rogers.

Fran worked for Rhode Island Textile Co., for over 30 years until her retirement. She enjoyed golfing, sewing and completing crossword puzzles. Above all, Fran was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend.

Besides her loving husband, she leaves two daughters, Joyce Brady of Sterling, Conn., and Nancy Thibeault and her husband, Brian, of Attleboro, Mass.; a granddaughter, Melanie Thibeault, of Attleboro, Mass., and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a dear son-in-law, William Brady, and siblings, Dorothy Hawkins, William Rogers Jr., Gertrude Perron, Edith Jordan and Charles Rogers.

Services and flowers are respectfully omitted. Memorial gifts to the Arthritis Foundation, 2348 Post Road, Suite 104, Warwick, RI 02886, will be appreciated. Arrangements are entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket.

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