Daniel Dennis, of Newport News, Va., went to be with his Lord on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
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Mr. Dennis was a graduate of Coughlin High School and attended Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre.
After 22 years, he retired from the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer and went on to work with the Federal Aviation Administration, retiring after 20 years. Dan, as he was known to family and friends, volunteered at the Ft. Eustis MacDonald Army Hospital Pharmacy and Denbigh United Christian Outreach.
Dan was preceded in death by his father, Michael Dennis Sr.; mother, Anna Smarsh Dennis; brother Andrew Dennis, Wilkes-Barre; brother John Dennis and his wife, Betty, Bethesda, Md.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Janice Kingston Dennis; daughter, Dawn Dennis, RN, lieutenant commander, U.S. Navy, retired; grandson, Daniel J. M. Dennis, Bluffton, S.C.; brother Michael Dennis and his wife, Louise, Wilkes-Barre; many nieces and nephews.
Dan chose to donate his body to the Body Farm at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Memorial service with calling hours 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in Dan's memory to the Warwick River Christian School Expansion Fund, 252 Lucas Creek Road, Newport News, VA 23602.
Published in Times Leader from July 9 to July 10, 2013