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Geraldine D Dean

June 13, 1931 — October 1, 2022

Concord

Geraldine D. Dean, 91, passed away peacefully on October 1, 2022 at The Birches in Concord following a lengthy struggle with dementia.

She was a graduate of Hopkinton High School and Concord Business School. She lived a full life as a mother, homemaker, bookkeeper, and customer service representative retiring from Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Geri was the beloved wife of the late David A. Dean. Proud mother of Leonie D. (William) Gagnon, Richard Fortune, Susan Dean (Douglas) Jones and Theodore Dean. Grandmother to Teresa Fortune- Woodward, David Fortune, Jennifer Jones, Jason Jones, Leah Fortune and Blain Fortune. She had eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Geri is also survived by her sister Virginia Kelley, and brother Erwin Smith.  She is predeceased by her parents Leroy and Eugenia Smith, sister Lorraine Smith, brothers Robert Smith, Orris Smith, Dean Smith.

Geri loved to bake pies and muffins, kept an immaculate house, was highly skilled with knitting needles and crochet hooks. She and her late husband David were avid motorcyclists. Together they taught motorcycle safety classes as road reps for American Motorcycle Association, where she was known as “motorcycle momma”. For several years they visited friends in Nova Scotia by motorcycle. In addition to traveling within the United States she visited several countries in Asia, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

Faith was very important to Geri she was a member of Christ the King Church and served as an Eucharistic Minister Concord, NH.

SERVICES: Visitation will be at Phaneuf Funeral Home and Crematorium, 172 King Street, Boscawen, NH on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral services in the chapel at 1 p.m. The family will have burial at a later date.
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Memorial Gathering

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Boscawen

172 King St, Boscawen, NH 03303

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Boscawen

172 King St, Boscawen, NH 03303

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