Janice P. (Otis) Dean, 78, of Mattydale, passed away Monday, April 8th, 2019, at Crouse Hospital. A native of Syracuse, Janice was the last surviving child of five born to the late Harold E.and Irene (Harrison) Otis. She was raised in Minoa, NY, where she attended Minoa High School.
Janice worked at Strike N’ Spare Lanes and the cafeteria at Roxboro Road Elementary. She spent most of her time caring for her children and helping raise her grandchildren. She was a member of the Mattydale-Hinsdale Seniors Club and loved playing bingo. She assisted her husband running the Interdenominational Spiritual Church.
Janice was the heart of her family and their biggest blessing. She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.
Janice is survived by her husband of 61 years, the Rev. Harry Dean; three children: Richard (Susan) Dean of Parish, Carol (Randall) Fritcher of Mattydale, and John Dean of Kirkville; her five grandchildren: Joshua, Jesse, Amanda (James) Josh (Christina), and Samantha (Brian); and by four great grandchildren: Cadarina, Isabella, Michael, and Matthew
Friends may call Monday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM and 7:00 - 9:00 PM at Krueger Funeral Home, Mattydale . Funeral Services will begin Tuesday, 11:00 am, at the funeral home with burial following in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Dewitt.