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Friday, June 14, 2024

Irvin Dean

Irvin W. Dean, 91 years old, a lifelong resident of Blairstown, NJ, passed away at his home, Deancrest Farm, Blairstown, Nj on October 11, 2022.  He was born in Blairstown Township, NJ on May 29, 1931 to Elmer and Pearl (Wheeler) Dean.  He was a self-employed dairy farmer on the family farm which has been in the family since 1904.  He was a quintessential outdoorsman, loving hunting game, loved his cows and especially enjoyed his antique John Deer tractors.

He is survived by his wife of almost 66 years, Adonis “Cookie”, a son William “Bill” Dean and wife Mary, a daughter Barbara O’Connell, husband Walter, 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren and a niece Catherine Dean.   He was predeceased by his brother Melvin.

A graveside service at Hope Moravian Cemetery will be held at a later date.  Services are under  the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local Future Farmers of America or 4H.