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Lucien H. Bean, 82, of East Orange, formerly of Montclair, died Jan. 20, 2018, at home.

His service was held Saturday, Jan. 27, at St. Paul Baptist Church, Montclair. Interment was held Monday, Jan. 29, at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery.

Mr. Bean retired from the U.S. Air Force as a master sergeant after 23 years of service. Later he became a mail handler with the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years, before retiring.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mavis. He is survived by three children, Patricia Holmes (Jimmie), Rosemary and Christine Bean; six grandchildren, Mae, Gayle, Sherrie, Keenay, Zhania, and Christofer; eight great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Wallace Bean and Lacey Cunningham.