Myrle L. Dean

Date of Passing:

June 8, 2021

Dean, Myrle L., 74, of “Stonegate” Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on June 8, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Doe (Shaw) Dean.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Lawrence H. and Elsie A. (Hartshorn) Dean, he lived in Riverside for 19 years.

Mr. Dean was a customer service representative for the former Providence Gas Company for 40 years before retiring in 2006.

Myrle was a graduate of East Providence High School Class of 1965. He was a member of the East Providence Elks Club.

He enjoyed boating, marksmanship and spending time with his loving friends and family.

Mr. Dean was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

Besides his wife of nineteen years, he is survived by a daughter, Kerri D. Bernard of East Providence; a son, Steven S. Dean of East Providence; two stepchildren, Brooke S. Contreras of Westport, MA and Bryan L. Kerzner of Attleboro, MA and nine grandchildren.

His funeral service will be private. His family has asked if you would consider donating blood in Myrle’s memory.

Online Condolences


  1. It’s hard to believe that he is gone. Treasure the memories made. We will miss him. Bless you all. ❤️

  2. So sorry for your loss Doe. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you.

  3. My prayers go out to Myles family. We spent a lot of time working & drinking together. He was one great guy

  4. We were so sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. We have so many wonderful memories of times spent with him.Please accept our deepest sympathy.
    Mark & Judi Moretti

  5. So very sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. I do remember Dean very well. He did sign my year book. Always happy he was.

  6. My condolences to the family, R.I.P. Dean

  7. Jim Rebeiro: Great man & breakfast partner.You will be missed, Rest in peace my friend.

  8. Sorry to hear of Dean’s passing we worked together at PGC. May he rest in peace

  9. I am so sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. We worked at Prov Gas togeather for some 39 years. He was the type of guy that would always have your back!
    Rest in peace my friend.

  10. My sincere condolences to you Doe and to the entire Myrle Dean Clan. Truely, one of the best people I’ve known through the years. May he forever Rest In Peace.

  11. Sorry for your loss Doe
    We had some great times in the cove

  12. Doe I am sorry for your loss .. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

  13. To The Dean Family
    So sorry to hear of the passing of my pal DINO,a 1/2 century & beyond of laughter & smiles,especially the 40years at PGC. Never to be forgotten,RIP MYRLE Paul Guercia

  14. R I p my friend we had a lot of stories

  15. To Doe and family,

    Please accept the most sincere condolences of the skeffington family.
    my kids wife and i will miss him very much.

  16. So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. He was a great guy and always a good friend to my dad. My deepest condolences to all of his family.

  17. A champion of men among men. R.I.P.

  18. Doe, so sorry for your loss. Dean was a mountain of a loving man. You and the children are in our prayers.

    Chris and Cynthia Plante

  19. Doe, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. May Myrle rest in peace.

  20. Dearest Doe, our go out to you and your family. We all great times together. Remember all the good times you had together to get through this sad time.

  21. so sorry to hear of myrles passing he was a good soul .

  22. To all of Deans family, I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Worked with him for many years at PGC, and he was always smiling and laughing about something. I Will miss our periodic talks and laughs. May he Rest In Peace.

  23. So sorry to learn of Dean’s passing I worked with Dean at Prov. Gas Co. for 30 years. he was always smiling or laughing about something. May he rest in peace.

  24. To Doe and Myle’s family. I am very sorry. Dean and I have been friends since we met at the Providence Gas Company in 1968. He started April 1 and I started April 8. We’ve laughed telling Providence Gas stories for 53 years.
    With deepest condolences,
    Robert Bernalewski
    Bonita Springs

  25. I’m sorry of Dean’s passing. I worked with Dean at Prov Gas. He had a great smile and always laughing.

  26. So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. I worked with him at Prov Gas. He was a great guy.

  27. Doe my deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  28. Doe I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers for you and family. ???

  29. My condolences to all his family. Great guy and I will miss having
    coffee with him.
    Gone too soon

  30. Steve, my condolences to you and your family for your loss,

  31. Doe, Vin and I are so very sorry.?
    Our deepest condolences .
    Dean was such a terrific guy.
    Sending prayers to you.

  32. Sorry for the loss of another good friend and classmate. I’ll miss our old time conversations at the Yacht Club. God bless you all.

  33. Rest in Peace

  34. I am so sorry for your loss! I will definitely donate blood in your father‘s honor!

  35. I am so sorry Steven and Kerri and I will definitely donate blood!!

  36. I am saddened to here of Myrles passing! I have fond memories of spending part of my youthful days with Myrle and a mutual friend Kenny Medberry!

  37. Sad to hear we lost another one

  38. I always enjoyed seeing Dean. Always a quick wit and a great guy. He will be missed.

  39. Doe, I am so sorry to hear this. I worked with Myrle for 40 years and there was never a dull moment…so many laughs! He was a big guy with a big heart! Gone too soon.
    Roberta Faria

  40. Doe, My sincere condolences Dean was a great guy.

  41. Very sad news about your Dad. Our thoughts are with you.

  42. Great guy and a privilege to work with a the Gas Co. for over thirty years. So sorry for your loss.

  43. I remember Dean from our years at East Providence High School.
    He was always smiling!
    My condolences to his family.

  44. So sad to hear of Dean’s passing, love and prayers to the family

  45. I lived next door to him in Riverside all thru high school, I guess I lost track of him, but he was a great guy.

  46. So sad to read of Dean’s passing. My condolences to his family.

  47. I am so, so sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. I have many fond memories of him.

  48. On behalf of the class of 1965, we send our sympathy to the Dean family.
    J. Rezendes
    East Providence High School, Class of 1965

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