Mary Dennis (1919 - 2013)

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Mary Sylvia Dennis
Aug 25, 1919 - Nov 12, 2013
Mary Sylvia Dennis, 94 of Patterson passed away Tuesday, November 12th at English Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Modesto.
Mrs. Dennis was born in Pauls Valley, OK and was a resident of Patterson for 75 years. She was a home maker for 74 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Patterson, LVN with the Visiting Nurses Association for many years, Patterson Genealogy Group, Patterson Senior Citizens, the Patterson 50 Plus and Patterson Garden Club. She was a County Volunteer for many years for Senior programs and was instrumental in developing the Senior Center in Patterson. She enjoyed sewing and quilting.
Mrs. Dennis is survived by her son, Darryl (Kathy) Dennis of Patterson; daughter, Anita Reineke of Modesto; sister, Goldie Hettervik of Arizona; grandchildren, Lori (Kevin) Silva, Nancy (Michael) Walsh, Merlyn (Natalie) Reineke, Christopher Dennis, David (Gaea) Dennis, Gail Dennis and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel "Sam" Dennis.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Monday, November 18th at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, November 19th at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Interment to follow at Patterson District Cemetery in Patterson.
Donations may be made to: First Baptist Church Building Fund, 124 S Del Puerto, Patterson, CA 95363 or Senior Lunch Program, C/O City of Patterson, 1033 W Las Palmas Avenue, Patterson, CA 95363 or Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356-9259
Services conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapel, Patterson.


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Published in the Modesto Bee on Nov. 17, 2013