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Marion J. Dean, 89, of Vanderbilt, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at his home. Born December 21, 1928 in Franklin Twp., he was the son of the late Harry M. and Margaret Riggin Dean. A lifelong resident of Vanderbilt, Mr. Dean was a member of the Flatwoods Baptist Church. Marion started his career at Farmer's Dairy, worked for Penn DOT as an assistant superintendent and later served as Fayette County Republican Jury Commissioner. He was active in the Flatwoods volunteer fire department, served 37 years on the Bowman-Flatwoods Cemetery Board, was an active member in the Fayette County Republican party and served as a former Franklin Twp. Supervisor.
He is survived by a son & daughter in law Bill & Penny Dean, three daughters and two sons in law Sharon Hill, Janet & Mark Trees, Carol & Jeff Hinson all of Vanderbilt; brother & sister in law James Marshall & Clarice Dean of Yuma, AZ; sister Mary Olla Fencil of Scottdale; eight grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Alice Martin Dean (8/11/2001); a grandson Ben Trees and numerous brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 6-8 PM and Sunday 2-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Funeral services will be held Monday at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations at 10:00 AM with the Pastor Darrel Evans of Flatwoods Baptist Church officiating. Interment will take place in Bowman-Flatwoods Cemetery.