Dean P Pavey 1957-1989
Patrick Pavey was born in Eastbourne Sussex to parents Peter and Irene
on Thursday 30th October 1957.
first draft out of training was to the Royal Marines Band Commander
in Chief Fleet based at HMS Pembroke Chatham. Dean married Yana Bentley
in their hometown of Eastbourne in March 1978, she is the mother of
his two boys.. Michael and Daniel.
1985.. their eldest son Michael became seriously ill with Leukemia,
as a consequence Dean was drafted back to the Royal Marines School of
Music as bassoon Instructor.
in 1987.. Dean braved the freezing temperatures of Woodbury Common on
the way to passing his Senior Command Course.
found love for a second time and indeed became engaged to Theresa..
sadly there was to be no wedding for the couple..
His funeral with full military honours was held on 4th October at St Michael's and All Angels Church in South Barracks, he was later interred at Hamilton Road Cemetery in Deal, adjacent to Mark Petch and Chris Nolan. Their graves are located in the area of the cemetery managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Deans younger brother Mark who lives in Tavistock Devon is a cornet player and travelled to make many appearances with the All Stars Band at their annual concert at Margate Winter Gardens.