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Obituary for Sonja B Dean (Blomstrom)

Sonja (Blomstrom) Dean, age 100, a long-time resident of Shrewsbury, formerly of Grafton and Auburn, passed away peacefully on September 18 at Notre Dame Health Care Facility. Sonja was predeceased by her husband, E. Bruce Dean, Jr.

Sonja was born in Sweden on December 16, 1917. She was known to friends and family as fun-loving, a welcoming hostess, and a gifted entertainer. Instilled with an adventurous spirit, she earned a pilot’s license, was a model, danced the Can Can on television, and traveled the world.

She is survived by her daughter, Amy E. Dean, of Worcester; a niece, Janelle Morrissey, of New Hampshire; and other family members. She was predeceased by her sister Olive Berg.

At Sonja’s request, her family will celebrate her life with a private service.
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