Elizabeth Dean passed away December 11, while vacationing in her "happy place" the Florida Keys. She resided in Belleview, FL and Somers Point, NJ with her husband Richard. Beth was born in Bryn Mawr, PA and raised in Cape May graduating from the Lower Cape May Regional and attended Atlantic County Community College. She worked for Bell Atlantic/Verizon for 40 years retiring from the Maramora office. Beth is survived by her husband Richard Dean, Niece Geri Wenstrom of Manteo, NC, Nephew Jack Whittaker of Copley, OH, Step-Children, Wendy (Colin) Taylor of Erma NJ, Mark Dean of Rio Grande, NJ, Jim (Stacy) Dean of Hamilton, NJ, five grandchildren along with many cousins and friends old and new especially her Best Friend Forever, Mary Petrunis of Somers Point, NJ all of whom are deeply saddened of her passing. She is predeceased by her parents Fulton and Ella Mae Miller of Cape May, sister Susan Whittaker of Akron, OH , Brothers Jim Miller of Las Vegas and George Miller of Cape May.
Beth and Dick spent many years covering many miles across the states in their RV, making many friends and creating many memories along the way. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in New Jersey. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Elizabeth Deans memory to DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS USA PO BOX 5030 Hagerstown, MD 21741 or to the Florida Keys Elks Lodge 1872 Tavernier, FL 33030