August 24, 1950 ~ April 27, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Hilton, NY

Dean Albert Vermeulen
Hilton:  Monday, April 27, 2020 at age 69 went home to be with his father, Albert and his wife, Leslie Vermeulen.  He is survived by his loving mother, Mildred Vermeulen; devoted son, Michael Vermeulen and loving sister, Gail (James) Clune; niece Dawn (Nathan) Haberer & boys.
Dean retired from Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.  He enjoyed reading and Meteorology.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Dean’s private graveside service was held in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  To sign his online guestbook, visit



Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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  1. So very sad to hear this news. Memories of Ocean City NJ with the Vermeulens the Walkowitzs and my family. Great times many years ago. Hi to Gail and Milly from our family with our prayers and sympathy

  2. So sorry for your loss, Michael. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Much love, Janan (Compitello) Guillaume

  3. RIP Dean you will be missed, it was great getting to know Gail’s brother. My Prayers to Gail, Jim, Dawn And Millie Xoxo

  4. Please accept my condolences. I attended John Marshall High School with Dean. We were on the swimming team together and I remember him as a good teammate and an even better friend. I know many other members of the Class of 1968 valued his friendship and extend their thoughts and prayers.

  5. Dean May you Rest in Paradise. From a OLD classmate from John Marshall Class of 1968 Francis (Frank) Church

  6. So sorry to hear this sad news. Dean was a school and childhood friend who was always
    kind to everyone. My sympathy to his family at this sad time.
    May he rest in peace………………..Donna Llewellyn D’Angelo

  7. Rest in peace my friend. We had some great times together during our years, you’ll be missed.

  8. Rick and Judy Johnson
    Special thoughts to Dean and the Vermeulen family from the Johnson family.

  9. Mike,
    I am sorry for your loss. I know how devoted and close you were to your Dad. My prayers are with you.

  10. Sending warm thoughts and prayers to the Vermeulen family from the Johnson /Dugan family with many fond memories.

  11. Remembering warm friendship between our families. May God Bless you Dean and the Vermeulen family. Hugs to you Millie and Gale . Love, Paula (Johnson) Dugan

  12. So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing, my old neighbor & first friend on Benwell Rd. Prayers & heartfelt sympathy to Millie ,Gail & Michael. Love, Patty Friedman

  13. I’m sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. He was a nice guy. We took Electronics shop class together, and were both on “the radio crew” (he got me on the crew) at John Marshall High School. He will never be forgotten. Goodbye old friend.

  14. Dean, May you rest in paradise, You were a great guy in school. Miss the good times. Frank Church

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