Dennis Kime Hetrick

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Dennis Kime Hetrick, 89, Cochranville, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Grove.
He was the husband of Louise M. DeLillo Hetrick, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage.
Born in DuBois, he was a son of the late Bertram A. and the late Louise (Kime) Hetrick. 
Mr. Hetrick served during World War II in the Air Force as an aerial gunner in Europe and served on air/sea rescue crash boats.
He was a commercial insurance adjuster for many years.  He also fulfilled a dream of moving to the west coast with his family and owning his own commercial fishing boat, for which he trolled the Pacific for salmon and tuna.
He enjoyed sculpting and furniture making. In recent years he owned and operated his own business, GMAR Co., an architectural elements firm. 
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford.
Survivors include, in addition to his wife, two daughters, Denise Ciotti and her husband John Ciotti; and Lisa Ventresca, both of Wilmington, Del.; one sister, Avis Serafini of Hagerstown, Md.; six grandchildren: John Ciotti Jr., and his wife Katherine Ciotti, Alexis Ciotti, Meredith Ciotti, Julia McDerby and her husband, Brian McDerby, Michael Donnelly and Keenan Donnelly; and two great-grandchildren, Charlotte McDerby and Antonella Ciotti. 
He was predeceased by a brother, Keith A. Hetrick of Shreveport, La.
You are invited to visit with Dennis' family and friends from 4-5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116), 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348.  A memorial service celebrating his life will follow at 5 p.m.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas  66675.
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Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc
250 W State St
Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 444-4116
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Published in The Courier Express from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26, 2015
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