Fred F. Dean

Mar. 10, 1927 - Aug. 31, 2018



     Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
     6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

     Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
     10:00 - 11:00 A.M

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Services:

     Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
     11:00 A.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.



     Black Creek Cemetery
     Town of New Hudson, NY




Fred F. Dean
Loving Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather
Fred F. Dean, 91, of 9387 Watt Road, Cuba, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at Cuba Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

Born on March 10, 1927, in Scio, he was a son of Cloyd L. and Grace Ellison Dean. On October 4, 1947, in the Eldred Free Methodist Church he married the former Pauline Bidwell who preceded him in death on September 24, 2016.

Fred was a graduate of Scio Central School Class of 1946. He later went on to study diesel mechanics and attended schooling to become a milk tester.

He was a Millwright for Acme Electric for 43 years and worked for a short period of time at Cuba Cheese. He also worked part time doing side jobs with Earl Thompson. From 1946-1976 he owned and operated Breezy Point Campground with his wife and in 1976 sold the business to his brother.

He was a member of Cuba Friendship Masonic Lodge 306 F&AM, McKee Chapter 212 Order of the Eastern Star, holding many offices within each organization quite often reciting the ritual from memory. He was also a member of the Corning Consistory, Alle-Catt Campers Association. He also played bass fiddle and called square dances for the Allegany Ridge Runners Band and the Del Hand and the Country Gentlemen Band alongside Ray Wetherby. He was also a longtime member of the Cuba Fire Department.

Fred enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, maintaining his home, and his beloved pets over the years.

He is survived by his children, Alvin J. (Kristine) Dean of Utica, C. John Dean of Cuba Lake, Vicki (Jim) Schleigh of Cuba and Bonnie (Monte) Richmond of Cuba; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife he was predeceased by his siblings, James Dean, Grant Dean, Alice Langdon, Alberta Main, and his twin sister Frances Dean.

Friends will be received at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street Cuba on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 6-9 P.M. and on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 10-11:00 A.M. at which time Funeral Services will be held. The Rev. John Woodring, will officiate.

Burial will be in Black Creek Cemetery, Town of New Hudson, New York.

Members of Cuba Friendship Masonic Lodge 306 F&AM, McKee Chapter 212 O.E.S., and the Cuba Fire Department may assemble in the Funeral Home Tuesday Evening at 6:45 to pay their final respects.

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