Dean M. Burgess, 51, of Rabbit Run, Westerly, R.I., passed away on Oct. 20, 2013.
Born in Brighton, Mass., he was a son of Agnes Burgess of Westborough, and the late Francis Burgess.
He will be sadly missed by his siblings, Paul Burgess of Worcester, Robert Burgess and his wife Sandy of Westborough, and Mary
Lane and her husband Dave of Townsend Dean was predeceased by a
sister, Donna Fay.
When Dean graduated, the ocean called and he decided that Westerly would
be his permanent home. Dean worked as a pumber for Sam Bliven
Plumbing & Heating. He was a longtime member of the Winnapaug
Country Club, and a member of the Thursday Night League. He enjoyed
fishing, surfing and going to the beach. Dean was a passionate fan of
Boston sports teams. He was rich with family and friendships.
There are no visiting hours. Relatives and friends were invited to
attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Pius X Church, 44 Elm St.,
Westerly on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. Burial will be private
and held at the convenience of the family. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home,
59 Spruce St., Westerly, is in charge of the arrangements. For online
condolences, please go to www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com.