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Diane "Didy" Dean

January 5, 1943 - August 14, 2021
Allen Park, MI



Friday, August 20, 2021
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Turowski Life Story Funeral Homes
Livonia, West of Middlebelt
30200 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 525-9020

*Scripture Service 7 PM

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Saturday, August 21, 2021
11:00 AM EDT
St. Edith Catholic Church
15089 Newburgh
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 464-1222

*Instate 10:30 AM

**Mass will be livestreamed through St. Edith's Facebook page.


Saturday, August 21, 2021
12:30 PM EDT
Laurel Manor
39000 Schoolcraft
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 462-0770


Friday, September 3, 2021
10:00 AM EDT
Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford
Holly, MI 48442

*Please arrive 15 minutes early. Burial will be promptly at 10am



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Alzheimer's Association - Michigan Great Lakes Chapter
200 Turwill Ln Suite 6
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
(269) 342-1482
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Life Story / Obituary


Diane “Didy” Dean of Allen Park, Michigan died August 14, 2021 at the age of 78. She was born January 5, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan to Michael and Betty Jean Detyniak. Beloved wife of James "Jim" for 59 years. Loving mother of the late James “Jimmy” Dean and Theresa (John) Cirocco. Dear sister of Carol and (the late Roy) Sparks. Sister-in-law of the late Joseph Dean, Jim (Joy) Kelly, Bernadette Dean CSJ, and Michael (the late Bonnie) Dean. Cherished aunt of Debbie (Mike) Van Buren, Suzanne Sparks, the Late Christopher Sparks, Jimmy (Kerry) Kelly, Eileen (Rob) Vacca, Maureen (Gary) Young, Timothy (Lisa) Kelly, Patrick (Kim) Kelly, and John (Jen) Kelly. Loving great-aunt to many. Caring and faithful friend to countless. Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated.