Stan Dennis

December 12, 1927 - August 7, 2007
Stan Dennis

Stan Dennis, 79 of Wilmington, NC formerly of Wilmington, Delaware died Tuesday August 7, 2007 at home with his family at his side.

Stan was born in Little Rock, AR., December 23, 1927 the son of the late Ernest and Rose Martin Dennis. Stan served his country in World War II in the US Navy. He took early retirement in 1985 as the Assistant Production Manager of E. I. duPont of Wilmington, DE, during which time several patents were issued in his name. He was asked to come out of retirement to take over the teaching of duPont safety seminars all over the world. He and his wife moved to Wilmington, NC, twelve years ago to enjoy retirement and so he could enjoy fishing. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife of 56 years Pat M. Dennis; sons Walter Dennis of Raleigh, NC; Ray Dennis and partner Richard Joblonicky of Wilmington, NC; daughters Kathy Dennis of Wilmington, NC, Jeanni Dennis and partner Bob Brown of Wilmington, DE; Freda Winters and partner John Tucker of Surf City, NC; sister Nancy Jane McQueeny of Overland Park, KS; and one grandson, Bob Brooks of Wilmington, NC.

Family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M until 3:30 P.M Saturday, August 11, 2007 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice in lieu of flowers, 2222 S 17th Street Wilmington, NC 28401.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st. Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • August 23, 2007
    Susan McQueeny Scholes says:
    Dear Mrs. Dennis: I am one of Nancy McQueeny's daughters -- we were so sorry to hear of your loss and are keeping you and your family in your prayers. My mother also sends her condolences and remembers you and Stan very fondly. Sincerely, Susan McQueeny Scholes

  • August 10, 2007
    Kay M. Ward says:
    Kathy, Business Affairs and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Kay

  • August 10, 2007
    Linda Adkins says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Mr. Dennis was a very special person. He touched my life only briefly. But,his gift of being a loving and caring person will last a lifetime for others. His daughter, Kathy, is one of my treasured friends. Linda Adkins

  • August 11, 2007
    Margy says:
    Dear Pat and Family, Stan was a beautiful example of a family man, father, husband, and person. He touched many. My deepest sympathy to you and yours. Hugs Margy

  • August 11, 2007
    Roger Cates says:
    Pat, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I did not know Stan well, but he impressed me as a supportive husband. He was always willing to help when he came by the gallery with you.