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Dean O. Carhoun

July 16, 1936December 23, 2019

In Memory of Mr. Dean Oliver Carhoun

Dean Carhoun passed away peacefully in hospice care on December 23, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Mary (McGurn/Kydd) Carhoun. He also was a proud father to Kristina Kydd (Krissy) of Florida and son & daughter in law Scott & Robin Kydd of Virginia. Dean was an adoring grandfather to his three grandchildren, Ryan Powers of Florida and Caroline & Chandler Kydd of Virginia.

Dean was born at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Cyril and Bernice Carhoun in 1936. He would go on to receive his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1958. Dean pursued his love for science & engineering at the Mitre Corporation, where his career spanned for 30 years. Following his retirement, Dean continued to do consulting work on a number of national & international projects up until a few years ago when his health declined.

In retirement, Dean & Mary moved to Florida where they pursued their love for golf. He was an avid golfer and member at Black Diamond in Lecanto for the past 22 years.

Dean’s family will hold a Celebration of Life on Saturday, February 15, 2020. It will be held from 12-3 pm at the VFW located at 2170 West Vet Lane, Beverly Hills, Florida 34465.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to HPH Citrus Hospice House, 2939 W. Gulf to Lake Highway, Lecanto FL 34461. Please include Dean’s name in reference. His family will forever be grateful to the wonderful staff at HPH for the incredible support, care and devotion to Dean’s peaceful passing.


Dean O. Carhoun

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Marilyn Defilippo

December 28, 2019

Mary Ted and I are so sorry about deans death. I knew he had been ill, but no matter it is not easy to lose a loved spouse. Please keep in touch when You are able and remember that we care. You are in our thoughts very fondly Marilyn and ted