Dennis  M. Williams of Kennett Square

Dennis  M. Williams, 75, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, June 5, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester. He was the husband of Anne Marie DeWire Williams, with whom he shared 41 years of marriage.  His first wife Joan Engler Williams died in 1976.

Dennis  M. Williams

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John A. Williams and the late Catherine Selzle Williams.

He served his country in the U. S. Air Force from 1961 to 1967.

Dennis was a Pennsylvania State Trooper, retiring after 16 years of service. After his retirement he worked in the security department at Longwood Gardens, retiring in 2010, after 15 years of service.

He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kennett Square.

Dennis enjoyed being with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren, who were the light of his life.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Leslie Muir and her husband David of Coatesville, Paula Wallace and her husband Walter of Mechanicsville, Va.,  Kelly Burton and her husband Michael of Chester Springs, and Lynn Williams of West Chester, and 10 grandchildren.

He was also predeceased by one brother, John Williams.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove. His funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 8, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to St. Patrick Church, Attn: Renovations, 205 Lafayette Street, Kennett Square.

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