Dean R. Gannett

MANCHESTER — Dean Raymond Gannett, 46, of 7 Forest Lane, Manchester, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at home.

He was born in Beverly on Feb. 24, 1969, the son of Walter B. Gannett and the late Elizabeth (Young) Gannett.

Mr. Gannett married Lisa LaFountain in 2012.

Dean worked for Walmart in Danvers for over 17 years as a manager.

He had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his wife and her family, and spending time with his brother Daniel, his sister Donna and his cat Missy. He also enjoyed going to movies, going out to eat and he was a big tipper, and he loved animals. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He leaves his wife of three years, Lisa (LaFountain) Gannett; three sisters, Diane Bishop of Manchester, Donna Willis of Ohio and Debbie Gannett of Manchester; two brothers, Daniel Gannett and his wife Lydia of Manchester, and Dennis Gannett of Manchester; many nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Tammy Hamel of Athol; a brother-in-law, Floyd LaFountain Jr. of Florida; a brother-in-law, Michael LaFountain of Athol; his mother-in-law, Glenda LaFountain of Athol; his father-in-law, Floyd LaFountain Sr. of Athol; and his best friends, Richard Pedro of Danvers, Joseph O’Malley of Athol and Tracy Smith of Athol.

He was predeceased by his brother, David Gannett.

Funeral services will be private. There are no calling hours.

For more information or to sign the online guest book, visit

Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, is directing arrangements.

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