Dennis Robert Jones

  • "Thank you Dennis for your walks around the block with Tater..."
    - Marian Yunghans
  • "So sorry Heidi and family to hear of Dennis' passing. We..."
    - Bob & Beth McKee
  • "Please accept our sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and..."
    - Craig, Sue, Ashton, Colin Reams
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    - Steve, Judy and Samantha Murray
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    - Dave & Jeanne Murray

Dennis R. Jones, 66, passed away peacefully at home on June 20, 2011. He was born April 9, 1945 in Burbank, Calif., to Reynard and Helen "Jerry" (McGowan) Jones. High school sweethearts Dennis and Heidi married on August 20, 1966, in Los Altos, Calif. Dennis was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a teacher and a business owner, and spent the last decade of his life as a community activist. A passionate man, Dennis' pursuits included soccer, sailing, and working to better his community, especially in his efforts to preserve the water quality of Lake Whatcom. Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Heidi, daughter Dianna (husband Daniel) Murray of Seattle and their children Alek, Clark, Miki, and Kyler, son Eric (wife Jocelyn) Jones of Olympia and daughters Spirit and Teagan, son Simon (wife Tahney) Jones of Seattle and their son Alex, son Stefan Jones of Seattle, and sister Teresa (husband Neal) Cabrinha of Saratoga, Calif. In recognition of their compassionate care for Dennis, memorials may be made to Whatcom Hospice. A celebration of Dennis' life will be held at Westford Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, followed by a reception across the street at Westford's Broadway Hall. You may view photos of Dennis' life and share memories with the family at Westford Family Funeral Home & Cremation

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Bellingham, WA 98225
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Published in Bellingham Herald from June 22 to June 26, 2011
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