CHICAGO, Ill. – Edward J. Dean, 71, died Wednesday, July 5, 2006, in Chicago. Born in South Brewer, he had been a resident of Chicago for the past 30 years where he worked as a cook. He is survived by daughter, Karen Martino of Sewell, N.J.; sisters, Priscilla Blount of Franklinville, N.J. and Imogene Lynch of Wenonah, N.J.; brother, Earl S. Dean of Pittsfield; and granddaughter, Katelin. Private funeral arrangements are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Mantua, N.J. Memories and condolences may be shared at