Linda L. Dean, 64, of the Overlook Medical Clinic, New Wilmington, formerly of Portersville, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, August 29, 2014 in Kindred Hospital at Heritage Valley Beaver Medical Center in Beaver.
She was born in Ellwood City on July 14, 1950 to the late William Barker and the late Mildred Jordan Barker. She graduated from Laurel High School and married her husband of nearly 47 years, Larry H. Dean, Sr., on September 30, 1967 in Harlansburg. He survives. She worked at the former Indian Creek Nursing Center in New Castle for many years. She was Presbyterian by faith. She was a member of the Happy Hearts Card Club and loved playing cards. She also enjoyed walleye fishing and spending time at her camp at Pymatuning Lake.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Charles Goewey, and her brothers David and Charles Barker.
She is survived, in addition to her husband, Larry, by her son, Larry H. Dean, Jr., of Chesapeake, VA; her daughter, Lori (and Ricardo “Charlie”) Sacco of Ellwood City, and her daughter, Lisa Dean, of New Castle, as well as twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother and two sisters: Tom (Susie) Barker of Ellwood City, Sandy (Rob) Hepling of Slippery Rock, and Shirl Barker of Jacksonville, FL.
Private services were held at the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.
Interment took place in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Princeton.
You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences online at www.turnerfh.com.