Arthur Y. Dear
April 13, 2012
DEAR, Arthur Y. Of Dedham, suddenly, April 13. Beloved husband of Dorothy A. (Wong) Dear. Devoted father of Ken Dear & his wife Dominique of Newburyport, Diana Dear & her fiance Doug Derrington of Boulder, CO, Angela Parkinson & her husband Tom of Norfolk, Carolyn Dear of Great Barrington, RI, Grandfather of Lance Whalen, Kristen & Melissa Parkinson, brother of Edith Kai, Betty Dear, & the late Walter, Calvin, Stanley, George Dear & Hazel Kwong, also survived by several nieces & nephews. Late retired draftsman for GTE Sylvania of Needham for 35 years. Veteran of the Korean War. Past commander of the Dedham VFW & member of the Dedham American Legion.
Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., DEDHAM, Wednesday at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Ann's Church Readville at 9 a.m. Relatives & friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8. Interment knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.