Willadean Dew


AUBURN – Willadean Dew, 82, of Danville, passed away on April 20, at the Hospice House, after a massive stroke.

She was born Sept. 5, 1923, daughter of Verner and Viola Gilpatrick. She was an active member of the Zonta Women’s Club in the 1960s and won numerous awards for her culinary skills.

For many years she was a ceramicist. She was a lover of cats and a supporter of many animal organizations. She was the widow of Linton Dew, deceased 1967.

She is survived by her son, Roderick Dew of Danville; and brothers, Waldo Gilpatrick of West Gardiner and Elmer Gilpatrick of Manchester, N.H.