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January 17, 1972 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 48)

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WESTFIELD-Kenneth Wayne Dean, Jr., 48, passed away at his home in Westfield, MA on Saturday, September 26, 2020. 

Kenneth was born on January 17, 1972, to Kenneth Wayne Dean Sr. and Nina F. (Curro) Dean. 

Family was always at the center of Kenneth’s daily life.  He enjoyed spending time with his twin son’s Greg and Nate. 

Kenneth took great joy in lending his support and knowledge to help family and friends in need.  No matter the project, Kenneth was always willing to roll up his sleeves and jump right in. 

Kenneth was a talented chef.  He had worked at the Sheraton Inn, Points East, and the Russell Inn through the years.

Fishing was a passion Kenneth enjoyed during his spare time.  He was also a talented woodworker. 

Kenneth is predeceased by his father Kenneth Wayne Dean, Sr. 

He leaves his wife Pamela J. Dean of Westfield, MA, his twin sons Greg and Nate Dean of Westfield, MA, his mother Nina Dean of Westfield, MA, his brother Kevin Dean of Westfield, MA, his aunt Eleanor Clapp of Winstead, CT, his uncle Mac Curro and his wife Tarry of Florida, his nephew Dominic James Dean of Springfield, MA, his cousins Matthew Curro of Northampton, MA and Ashley Hawkins and her husband Tommy of Westfield, MA, along with many other family members and friends. 

To express condolences to the family or to share photos or memories, please visit Kenneth’s memorial page at

There are no calling hours.  Kenneth’s family will hold a private service to honor his life and legacy. 

Avalon Funeral & Cremation Services, 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077 is assisting the family with arrangements.  Please visit

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