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Thomas E. Dear

Thomas E. Dear, 73, Ramsey, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Born Dec. 1, 1945, at Ramsey, he was the son of the late Elmer E. and Frances M. Berkenmeyer Dear.
He retired from Jacobi Sales in Palmyra and attended Unity Chapel United Methodist Church near Ramsey.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin L. Dear, and a sister, Rose M. Dear.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, the former Mary F. Knight; three brothers, Maurice W. Dear (Sue), Terry L. Dear and Gary R. Dear, all of Ramsey; and a sister, Darlene J. Arnold of Ramsey.
Visitation: Friday, May 17, from 2 to 8 p.m. and after Saturday, May 18, after 10 a.m. at Swarens Funeral Home, in Ramsey.
Funeral: May 18, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery at New Salisbury.