John S. Dennis Jr., 95, formerly of 11 Derrick Road and Rose Terrace Apartments, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday (March 11, 2016) at the Bradford Manor.
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Born May 27, 1920, in Allentown, he was a son of the late John S. and Jeanette McFadden Dennis.
On Aug. 19, 1945, in Cleveland, he married Julia Bell Dibble Dennis, who died on June 13, 2000.
Mr. Dennis was a graduate of Cleveland High School. He worked for a time in the CCC Camps in Marienville and Galeton. He also worked in a die cast shop in Cleveland, Ohio.
On May 15, 1946, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force, served during World War II, and was honorably discharged on Dec. 12, 1947. He returned home to Cleveland and worked as an inspector at Basic Aluminum Casting Co. in Cleveland for 30 years.
He was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Church.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including Robert (Carole) Thomas and Winifred "Gay" Nichols, Kim Benjamin and Lonnie Fesenmyer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son; and three sisters, Vivian Benjamin, Marjorie Putman and Helen W. Thomas.
Family will be receiving friends from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Foursquare Gospel Church, where funeral and committal services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Matthew McDonald, pastor, officiating. Military honors will be accorded in the church by members of American Legion Post 108 of Bradford. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Eldred.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Foursquare Gospel Church; or a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 14 to Mar. 21, 2016