My dearet Dennis, I can't believe that it has already been seven months since I have been able to hug you and kiss you. I miss everything we had together. But the memories wil keep you always alive in my mind and thoughts. In a few days we would have celebrated our 47th anniversary. You were always so proud of our marriage and our love and devotion to each other. We went through so many ups anf downs, but we kept our love always a priority and we stayed the course together. It was just this last down that we could not overcome although we tried so hard to do so. Tuesday I plan to spend honoring your love and our years together. I love you so very much Den!
Happy birthday my good man! Miss u and love you very much!
Always in my prayers!
Love yu love yu show!
My precious Dennis-today would have been your 66th birthday and we would have celebrated in style. I miss you so very much - I have such powerful memories of how we spent these birthdays together. In fact last year was so warm, we went to Misquamictut and ate luch on the beach at the Andrea Hotel! What a special day we had-who knew that one year later things would change so much. I'll take a walk on the beach today with you in my heart and perhaps I'll feel your hand in mind. Love you forever my darling, joan
Happy Birthday Grandpa! Have an awesome day!
Happy Birthday Papa!!! Hope you enjoy your day! "Roll out the barrel" and have a blast! Will always love your show and stay as cool as you are!!!
Miss and love you always!!!
Joan and Family; I have great memories of the time we spent together at P&W. The trips to Fenway and Foxboro are memorable. Always remember calling him " Dennis - me boy" He would reply "Yes - my good man. He will be missed.
Sorry to hear of the passing of your brother Doug. We are still in Florida and just read of his passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and all the members of your family.
Joan and Don Williams
Rest in paradise, Dennis. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Thoughts and Prayers to the entire Gardner family.
Dear Joan, I am so sorry for your loss of Dennis. What fond memories I have of both of you so many, many years ago. Dennis was such a handsome young man, and you so in love with him. It is nearly 50 yrs. ago. I lost Mitch to cancer in 1997, so I do understand your pain now. Be kind to yourself at this most difficult time. I would love to hear from you when you feel up to it.
We will always remember Dennis as a caring and wonderful man. I will always remember the wonderful times we had together.
To the Gardner Family. Was a good friend at work here @ P&W. His favorite saying here was 'How are you my good man?' Heaven has gained another good soul. My deepest sympathy. May the Good Lord provide solace to the entire family. Angel Burgos from PMC at P&W
Sorry to hear about your loss...46 yrs. is a long time... You were both lucky and blessed to have each other. God Bless you and your family during your time of grief.
We are so sorry for the loss of Dennis. He was such a wonderful person, always kind always happy. He was a pleasure to know and he will surely be missed not just by us but our staff. He made friends easily and we will miss his smile. May God grant the family peace at this difficult time and know how much we will miss seeing him on a regular basis at Fat Cat. May God bless you all you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Debi, Stephan and Nikole Nousiopoulos and the Staff at Fat Cat of Norwich.
Joa, Paul, Marc, Doug, Gary and Family. Our sincerest sympathies are with you during this time. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. He will surely be missed.
"Hugs are good" is what he always told me! <3
I never imagined all those years ago when I met the love of my life that I would also gain another Dad. Dad you have always been so supportive and proud of us and I want you to know how proud I am of you. This past 9 1/2 months was so difficult for you Dad, and I know that you tried so hard to win this battle not for yourself but for Mom and all of us. In all of our talks over these months I could see the struggle in your eyes as you tried so hard to beat this. Maybe deep down you knew and you protected us. I miss all those texts you would send me during those long hours you spent at Chemo. What we would all give for one more message that you ended with "ok ring my bell when the time is right".Your love and dedication to your family is something I always admired and what I will miss most about you. I will miss your excitement on Christmas Day not for presents but for all the snacks before dinner. I will miss those phone calls to see what we were having for dinner, I will miss you harassing me about the football pool, I will miss your nack to tell an incredibly hilarious story, I will miss your constant love and support, but most of all I will miss you!!
Joan and family,
Our sincere condolences to you and your family. We have many fond memories from back in the day and were really saddened to hear that Dennis has passed. God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Joan, I am so very sorry about Dennis. He had an extremely difficult row to hoe, but I know that having you by his side made a world of difference for him. He was very fortunate to have you. Love, Jo-Ann
I never imagined all those years ago when I met the love of my life that I would gain another Dad. Dad you have always been so supportive and proud of us and I want you to know how proud I am of you. This past 9 1/2 months was so difficult for you Dad and I know that you tried so hard to win this battle not for yourself but for Mom and all of us. In all of our talks over these months I could see the struggle in your eyes as your tried so hard to beat this. Maybe deep down you knew and you protected us. I miss all those texts you would send me during those long days during chemo. What we would all do to come home to a message that ended with " ok ring my bell when the time is right". Your love and dedication to your family is something I always admired and what I will miss most about you. I will miss your excitement on Christmas Day, not for presents but for the snacks before dinner. I will miss those phone calls to see what we were having for dinner, I will miss you harassing me about who was ahead in the football pool. I will miss your nack to tell an incredibly hilarious story, I will miss your constant love and support but most of all I will just miss you!!!! I love you Dad. xoxo
TO the entire Gardner family i am so sorry for your loss Dennis ( My Good man) Gardner was a wonderful and hilarious and will be surely missed by everyone who had the pleasure of his company.May he rest in peace love to all
Joan and Family,
You are in our thoughts and prayers. May memories of special moments spent with Dennis provide you comfort. With our sincere sympathy, The Records Family
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.
I was so sorry to hear of Dennis passing. He was a very kind man. I use to come and visit Dottie with Cheryl and would see him outside with Fenway. We use to chat when Cheryl was busy doing chores for Dot. He will be missed.
With sincere sympathy for your loss. Dennis was my 2nd cousin in the Radzvilowicz tree. I hadn't seen him since he was 12. I remember a boy full of playful mischief. Four of us throwing hop berry pods at each other in Frank and Nellie's back yard until Uncle Frank stopped us. God bless and support you all through these difficult times.
Joan and family including Fenway:
You and your family have my deepest sympathy. Dennis will be truly missed. He was a terrific neighbor and friend to my mom when I could not be there.I am sure he is in heaven with her now speaking polish. Dennis is no longer in pain and with his mom and will always be watching over all of you. Love Rich and Cheryl Canova
Dear Joan,Paul,Marc,Fenway and the entire Gardner Family,Jasmine and I are extremely sorry to hear of DG's passing.He put up one heck of a fight and will be missed by so many people,but he suffers no more.Remembering all his Dennis-isms like "my good man" "ring my bell" and the polish we'd try to speak "yak se mas",the polish brandy wisnovka he'd send me for Christmas,and going to the polish home in Hartford.Great memories of my very special friend.My brother from another mother.Brings tears to my eyes.So sorry we can not be there physically but know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.We love you and will see you in September when we come home for a visit.Until then.Hooter and Jazz
Joan and Family,
God Bless you all! Remember the many great memories you have over the years. The warmth of his smile stays with you!
Dearest Joan,(and your "men" )
As Den and I being the eldest,I feel so proud to be called a Gardner,due to our fathers Ernest & Frank.
Even when I worked W.Palm and he in Hartford,we'd end saying,Hi and love to Joannie and Pam.
When I took the family pic,I felt so proud,cause we Gardner's know just what family and love is all about. ( Had to adjust color cause the "smiles" made it too brite,lol.)
Best thing now that I think of and say is,"thank you Fr.God,for creating,maintaing,and and showing our love to YOU and this family
Joan and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your beloved Dennis.
We are here for you, and will miss Den very much. God bless your entire family.
Sue Paul Dan, and fenwys bud, Charlie.
Mrs. Gardner, Paul & Marc,
Very sorry to hear of Dennis' passing. So many great memories from when Paul & I went to St. Joe's to Little League, to going to Fenway, etc. Dennis was there every step of the way. He was a class act!
Paul & family
We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you with sympathy and friendship.
Bill & Terri-Lyn Burzycki
Dennis & family, So sorry to learn of your brother's passing. May you find solace in that he is no longer suffering.
Joan and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. My sincere sympathies to your entire family. I know that happy memories will surround you in the days to come.
I want to send my deepest sympathy to Joan and family for the loss of our dear Dennis. He has left us much too soon and will be sorely missed but always remembered by those who loved him. My cousin Dennis was such a loving soul and I always felt that love whenever I would see him. His smile warmed my heart and he had such a twinkle in his eyes, a very unique sparkle that has been passed down to his sons, grandchildren and now great grandchildren. Of all my memories of Dennis, my greatest admiration of him was the deep love and respect he had for his parents and wife, especially how he continued to care for his loving mother Nellie for years after his father passed. He used to joke and say how lucky he was to have two beautiful women in his life, his beautiful Joanie and his Nellie! To me, the makings of a real man! My love is sent from my heart to all of yours and I know his spirit will be kept alive amongst you and comfort you always.