Catherine J. "Cathy" Dean, 59

February 11, 2009

OCT. 14, 1949-FEB. 9, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Catherine J. "Cathy" Dean, 59, of 6515 Mountain Drive, Chambersburg, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1949, in Elizabeth, N.J., she was the daughter of the late William and Iona Bartholomew Swartz.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, James E. Dean, whom she married May 13, 1972; three sons, James E. Dean Jr. and John C. Dean, both of Chambersburg, and Joseph Drenning of San Diego; two sisters, Mary Jean Osbourne of the Poconos, Pa., and Darlene Scheib of Chambersburg; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Swartz.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Darrell Baer will officiate.


The family will receive friends Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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