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Elizabeth "Betsy" Louise Ross Dean

April 2, 1930 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Elizabeth "Betsy" Dean Obituary

Elizabeth Louise "Betsy" Ross Dean of Asheville, NC passed away on Saturday, September 9,2020 at the Care Partners Solace Center in Asheville, NC. Born April 2nd,1930 in Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late James and Lucy Ross. Betsy's heart was always in New York but the beaches of Florida were her home too. Betsy was a loyal friend who never met a stranger, her friends were forever and as close as family. She loved chatting over coffee, reading everyone's daily horoscopes, laughing, and dancing on the boardwalk, well dancing anywhere really. Along with her late husband George Dean they had many wonderful and exciting adventures. All who knew her will miss her greatly. In addition to her parents and loving husband, she is preceded in death by a sister, Rita Patton, and Betsy's first husband, Charles Francis McGirr. Surviving is her daughter, Kathryn Hansen and her spouse, Steve Hansen of Weaverville, NC; niece, Jane Malphurs of Ormond Beach; granddaughters, Emily Hansen and her spouse Bill Warner, and Stephanie Winker and her spouse, Jimmy and great-grandchildren, Valerie, Hank, and Charlie Winker. Her cremains will be laid to rest with family near the beautiful intercoastal of Ormond Beach, Florida.

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