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John R. "Huggie" Dean

October 15, 1950 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

John Richard “Huggie” Dean, 70, of Arnold passed away peacefully on September 4, 2021. He was born October 15, 1950, in Philadelphia to the late Raymond H. Dean Sr. & Betty J. (Ferguson) Dean of Zelienople, Pennsylvania.

Johnny was a graduate of Seneca Valley High School class of 1968. He  was known as “Huggie” by his friends and was capable of putting a smile on anyone’s face. His presence was very well received in the New Kensington, Arnold, and Brackenridge communities.

John “Huggie” Dean was best known for cooking his spectacular wings at the Crow Bar in Arnold, and in prior years, he was a regular at P&M Pizza in Arnold. He also enjoyed fishing, spending time with his beloved family, and making extremely spicy homemade hot sauces.

Johnny was a loving father and grandfather, brother, uncle & friend to many. He is survived by his only daughter, Ms. Kara J. Griffith-Miller of New Kensington; four loving grandchildren, Kenneth D. Daugherty Jr., Charles K. Miller Jr., Richard M. Miller, & KayLyn J. Griffith; brothers, Leon (Cathy) Dean of Dallas, TX, Raymond H. (Cari) Dean Jr. of Cranberry Township, Dana (Veronica) Jones of New Kensington; and sister, Ramona (Larry) Wilson of East Vandergrift. Johnny also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends whom he will be deeply and truly missed by. His unexpected passing has left a major void in our family. RWG Johnny.

Viewing will be from 2:00 P.M. until time of funeral service at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, NEW KENSINGTON. Rev. Dr. Mitchel E. Nickols will officiate.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ross G. Walker Funeral Home
217 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 11, 2021

4:00 PM
Ross G. Walker Funeral Home
217 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

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