David G. Denning Sr., age 80, formerly of Christiana, Pa., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital.
He was the husband of Frances Kirchmyer Denning, with whom he celebrated 58 years of marriage. He was born in Saint Clair, son of the late Joseph C. Sr. and Emma Hassenbein Denning. David served in the Navy. His passion in life was his strong faith in Christ, attending church, teaching children's Sunday School classes, and was active as a Deacon. He enjoyed spending time with family and playing sports.
Also surviving are three children, Russell, husband of Denise Shirk Denning, of York, Donna, wife of Mike Bast, of Nanjemoy, Md., and David Jr., husband of Jennifer Schantz Denning, of Willow Street; five grandchildren, Andrea, Rachel, Mandi, V. Scott and Alexander; a great-granddaughter, Quinn; and two siblings, Elaine Hammon, of Maine, and Joseph C. II., husband of Brenda Hartung Denning, of MaryD.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Bellevue Presbyterian Church, 810, Newport Ave., Gap. There will be a time to greet the family following the service. Pastor J.T. Holderman will be officiating. Interment will take place prior to the service in Prospect Hill Cemetery, by invitation only. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, www.lls.org. shiveryfuneralhome.com.