It is with our deep sorrow that we, the family, announce the sudden passing of Allan Thomas Dean, age 78, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. Allan passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney with his lifetime partner, Kenny by his side.
Born on May 5, 1943 in Sydney, Allan was the son of the late Herb and Rita Dean.
Allan worked for many years at Harris & Harris as well as several other jobs during his career. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Besides his parents, Allan was predeceased by his brothers, Johnny, Jim, Robert and sister, Anita.
Allan is survived by his partner, Kenny Butts; brothers, Gordon (Chris), Lewis (Patsy), Lloyd (Barb), George (Mona), Carly (Debbie), Leonard (Elaine) Percy, (Chris), Roy (Joslyn), Mohon and sister, Edna Martin.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Allan Dean will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.) Whitney Pier on Monday, March 1, 2021. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Myrna MacMullin officiating. Interment will take place in Eastmount Cemetery, Whitney Pier at a later date.
Donations in memory of Allan may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Kenny, My deepest heartfelt condolences on the loss of your friend Allan. I will always remember how friendly, helpful and the great amount of kindness that Allan had shown. God Bless him and may he rest in peace.
From: Mary Borden Hurel
Our Condolences to Kenny and the rest of Allans family on his passing,Kenny and i were neighbors of Kenny and Allan years ago,they were very nice people,Allan always had a hello for us when he passed our house,may he rest in peace. From Kenny and Mary Poirrier
So sorry for this enormous loss. Going back home will never be the same. I’ll miss the waves hello. Always calling me saucy. All my heart to Kenny and family
So very Sorry to hear of Allan’s passing. My Deepest Condolences to Kenny & Allan’s Family. Thinking of you during this sad & difficult time. 💗
So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers Kenny and family.
My deepest sympathies to Kenny and all of Allans family. May Angels lead you in. RIP
My sympathy to Kenny and the family. I met Allan when he came up to the farm in South Cove.
May he rest in peace.
Colin MacIver (Violet’s son)
We’ve been great neighbours since we bought this house 17 years ago , sure going to miss you Allan may you rest easy and I’ll check in on Kenny as a good neighbor should , condolences to all, God bless
Rest In Peace Allan!!!!condolences to Kenny and Allan’s family…God Bless!!!!