Dean McMorran Jr, CCO
Funeral Director and Embalmer, Certified Life Celebrant, Certified Crematory Operator, Notary Public.
Dean is a native of Meriden, CT and joined the Bailey family as a licensed funeral director, having worked for other providers in surrounding towns and on the CT shoreline.
He is a graduate of F.T Maloney High School in Meriden and attended Briarwood College in Southington where he obtained his degree in Mortuary Science. After graduating with honors in 2006, he successfully completed the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board's national examination, completed his apprenticeship and then moved on to obtaining licensure as an Embalmer. Dean has previously served families in the Meriden, Wallingford, Middletown, Cromwell, North Branford and West Haven areas as well as the shoreline towns of Old Saybrook, Madison, Clinton, Niantic, Old Lyme and New London.
Dean also has a background in Emergency Medicine where he worked for a commercial ambulance company for over 14 years responding to 911 calls in many of the above towns. Dean is currently a State of Connecticut Certified Emergency Medical Technician and serves as a practical skills examiner for the State of Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services. He is also a past member of the Connecticut Critical Incident Stress Management Team and served as past treasurer. Dean is an original charter member of the V.F.W. Men’s Auxiliary Post #9965 in Yalesville. Dean is also a brother of the Wallingford AF & AM Masonic Lodge, Compass #9. Dean is also a member of The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, The National Funeral Directors Association, The Cremation Association of North America and the State of CT Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). In his spare time, he enjoys spending time at home with his wife Nina, hiking various state trails with his two son's Kaleb and Trevor and snuggling his two dogs Hazel and Titan.
Dean looks forward to serving all families with compassion and dignity in their time of need.