Dean W. Bateman



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Dean W. Bateman Sunday, June 4, 2023. Dean passed peacefully at age 78. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol; his daughter, Amy (Jim); three granddaughters; brothers, Noel (Sally), Craig (Lynn); sister, Kay (John) Tegelaar; loving family and dear friends. Dean was a proud veteran of the United States Army, served our Country during the Vietnam War and a member of 468 American Legion Post. He retired after 37 years at Eastman Kodak Co. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed ballroom dancing and real photography. The family would like to thank the Neurosurgical ICU unit at Rochester General Hospital and hospice caregiver Kathy for the care, love and support. Dean’s visitation will be held Sunday. June 11 th 1-4 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, June 12 th 10:30 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Private interment, North Byron Cemetery. Contributions can be made to Our Mother of Sorrows Church or 468 American Legion Post in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit


  1. Diane Salipante on June 10, 2023 at 3:55 pm

    Dear Carol and family, I am sorry to learn of Dean’s passing. I will always remember the good times that we had at the British American dances. You have my deepest sympathy for your loss. My prayers are with you. Sincerely, Diane Salipante

  2. Norma Monaghan on June 11, 2023 at 10:09 am

    Carol and Amy, I worked for Dean in Building 23, he was absolutely one of the good guys. I am so sorry for your loss sending prayers your way.

  3. Sue & Jim Joninas on June 11, 2023 at 12:50 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to the whole family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless all of you. Sue & Jim Joninas

  4. Nancy Wilfeard on June 11, 2023 at 12:58 pm

    Carol and Amy, I worked for Dean in Building 23 at Kodak Park. He was one of the best supervisors, who genuinely cared about his team. He will be missed. I am very sorry for your loss.

  5. Veterans Outreach Center on June 11, 2023 at 3:49 pm

    The Veterans Outreach Center sends our deepest sympathy in Dean’s passing. We acknowledge and are truly grateful for his service to our country.

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