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Obituary of Mary Louise Catron Dean

Mary Louise Catron Dean, age 85, of Richmond, formerly of Wytheville, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022. She was a graduate of George Wythe High School, a life-long member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and an avid bowler. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, William Russel Dean; her parents, James Reed and Lula Grace Flanagan Catron; her brothers and sisters, Grace Irene Catron Umberger, James Matson Catron, Betty Reed Catron Snider, and Joseph Edward Catron. She is survived by her children: son, William Reed Dean of Baltimore, MD; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Louise Dean and Paul Iwashchenko of Richmond; four sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law. Numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family members also survive. The funeral service for Mary Lou Dean will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 in the Grubb Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend James Bangle officiating. Burial will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Rural Retreat. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.