Dean John RAFUSE

Dean John RAFUSE

RAFUSE, Dean John

1935 – 2016

It is with profound sadness that the family of Dean John Rafuse announces his passing on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Red Deer Alberta. Dean was born at Middleton, Nova Scotia on November 19, 1935. Dean married Vermuda Mayo of Burin, Newfoundland in 1957 and they moved to Alberta in 1963. Dean is survived by his loving wife, Vermuda; two daughters, Peggy and Susan; grandchildren, Duncan McDougall, Vanessa Chidley, and Troy Chidley; nephews, Bruce Rafuse, Peter Rafuse, and Rory Rafuse; niece Cherone Rafuse, and many good friends. He was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Cheryl; brothers, Phillip and Glenn; and a niece, Linda. A Memorial Service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Dean’s honor may be made directly to the Red Deer Regional Hospital Foundation at or to an organization of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent or viewed at

Arrangements in care of


6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive),

Red Deer. 403.340.4040.

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