Joseph Arthur Dennis, Smithfield, Pa.
Joseph Arthur Dennis "Joe", 80, of Whitehouse, Smithfield, Pa. passed away Monday, January 4th, in the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born February 12, 1940 in Davison, Point Marion, Pa., the son of the late Luke and Mae (Wolfe) Dennis. He is predeceased by his parents; wife, Margaret (Johnson) Dennis in 1988 and by siblings, Ralph “Bud” Dennis, Iona Kate Smith, Edward Dennis, Dorothy (Dennis) Gates, Delbert Dennis, Mary (Dennis) Wolfe, and twins, Emma Jean Dennis and Shirley Ann Dennis.
Joe is survived by: daughter, Sharon Dennis & Joe Leonard of Morgantown, WV,; daughter, Jodie Dennis Wilson, Whitehouse and the late Gregory ”Scott” Wilson; daughter, Brenda and husband Wes Gower of Smithfield, Pa.; grandchildren, Jordan Wilson, of Bethesda, MD, Wesley Gower and girlfriend McKenna Demek of West Newton, Pa, Jacob Gower and Christopher Gower both of Smithfield and his loving sister, Ruth Myers of Smithfield, Pa.
Joe was employed at Duquesne Light Warrick Coal Mine, Klondike Concrete & Penn Dot. He was a member of the Mountain Lodge Rod and Gun Club, General Marshall Amvets Post 103 in Hopwood, Pa., Pondfield Forest Fire Wardens & Big Sandy Shores Club. He is also survived by his best friend, John Sexton of Shoaf, Pa. and fishing buddy, Mike Sapp of Lake Lynn, Pa. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and making homemade peanut butter fudge.
The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 with Pastor Gary Workman officiating.
Interment will follow in Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.
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