Rosemary "Penny' (Greevey) Dean

February 5, 1948 ~ November 18, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Rosemary Dean Obituary

Rosemary (Penny) Dean, 75, of Savannah, GA peacefully passed away at home on November 18th 2023.

Penny was born at home in Gallitzin, PA on February 5, 1948 to Walter and Vivian (Knee) Greevey, the second of 6 daughters: Kathy Albrano, Joan Gregg, Dorothy Lytle, LeeAnn Kochara Sheridan, and Mary Cicero. After Penny graduated from Bishop Carroll High School in 1965 she moved to Alexandria, VA to pursue a career in accounting.

Penny met her husband, Joel Dean, through mutual friends shortly after moving to Virginia.  They were married at St. Patrick’s Church in Gallitzin, PA on August 19, 1967. Penny and Joel went on to have 2 children and 7 grandchildren.

Penny worked in the furniture industry for Marlo Furniture Company as the Chief Financial Officer for over 40 years. Penny was passionate about her work, especially helping to develop new generations of leaders, and loved what she did for a living.  Outside of work Penny helped to coach her children’s soccer teams and enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sport and school events.

Penny was predeceased by her husband Joel and is survived by her daughter, Rebecca (Dean) Lehto, her son, James Dean, daughter-in-law Carolyn, and grandchildren: Stephen Lehto, Elizabeth Lehto, Catherine Lehto, Natalie Lehto, Samantha Lehto, Elizabeth Clary Dean, and James Thomas Dean, as well as her sisters and dozen of other beloved family members.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on December 27th at St. Demetrius Church with a graveside service to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to one of her grandchildren’s schools: Saint Vincent’s Academy Scholarship Fund: Hancock Day School: or Savannah Arts Academy Volleyball program (please mail checks to Savannah Arts Academy 500 Washington Avenue Savannah, GA 31405 Attn: Coach Lauren Lord).

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Funeral Mass
December 27, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Demetrius Catholic Church (Gallitzin)


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