Dean Russell Minshull, age 58, of Transfer, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 26, 2023 in his residence. He was born in Grove City, PA on November 11, 1964 a son of Thomas R. and Audine F. (Reynolds) Minshull.

He was a 1982 graduate of Reynolds High School. Dean was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and Mahoning Valley Association of the deaf. He enjoyed fishing, driving, and was a Pittsburgh Steeler’s fan. He is survived by a sister, Tomi Matzel; a nephew, Jeff Matzel and his wife Tricia; a great nephew, Jace Matzel all of Greenville. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Mary Ella Young Mary Ella Young
    September 28, 2023    

    Tomi, We are so sorry to hear about Dean’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Mary Ella (Eastlick) and Ray Young

  2. John Geiwitz John Geiwitz
    September 28, 2023    

    So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. Tomi if you need anything get ahold of me or Jo.

  3. Mont Eastlick Mont Eastlick
    September 28, 2023    

    Tomi so sorry to hear about Dean. You’re like my little sister to me n of course Dean was my little brother. We done things together fishing, camping we had a lot of fun time. I’m going miss him that for sure.

  4. Dorothy McDonald Dorothy McDonald
    September 28, 2023    

    Our sympathies to the family of Dean. Good friend of Lori and I will send the obit to her. I don’t know Tomi’s address.

  5. Christine Csonks Christine Csonks
    September 28, 2023    

    Dear Tomi..
    Sam and I so loved your brother. Dean was a good man. I enjoyed writing down what he needed to do just so that he would completely understand what I was saying. I’m am truly sorry for your loss.
    Peace always to you and your family.

  6. Aunt Margaretta's family Aunt Margaretta's family
    September 29, 2023    

    Tomi we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother Dean. We know how heart breaking it is to lose a brother. May God give you, your family and Deans friends great comfort, and sweet memories.

  7. Joanne Matzel Joanne Matzel
    October 2, 2023    

    Tomi, We were so sad to hear of Dean’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hoping you find strength and know, we are always thinking of you.
    Love, Joe, Joanne, Krista, Joey, & Samantha

  8. Ted &Dorothy Greene Ted &Dorothy Greene
    October 4, 2023    

    My sincere condolences for your family

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