Dennis M. Williams

June 5, 2018 Kennett Square, PA Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather

DENNIS  M. WILLIAMS, age 75, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, PA. He was the husband of Anne Marie DeWire Williams, with whom he shared 41 years of marriage.  His first wife Joan Engler Williams passed away in 1976.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, 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, PA

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, PA, Paula Wallace and her husband Walter of Mechanicsville, VA,  Kelly Burton and her husband Michael of Chester Springs, PA and Lynn Williams of West Chester, PA, and 10 ten grandchildren.

He was also predeceased by one brother, John Williams.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 on Thursday evening, June 7, 2018, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA. His Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 Friday morning, June 8, 2018, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.

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

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St. Patrick Church
attn: Renovations
205 Lafayette Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348



June 7, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home
200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA

Funeral Mass

June 8, 2018 10:00am St. Patrick Catholic Church
212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA


June 8, 2018 Following Mass St. Patrick Cemetery
Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.


  1. Oh Anne, I am so very sorry that I just heard of Denny’s passing. He was such an amazing man and your love for one another was simply beautiful to witness. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love to you and your family.
    Kristin Hodlofski

    Kristin Hodlofski | August 3, 2018 at 8:13 AM
  2. Dear Anne Marie and family, Jim and I were so sorry to hear about your dear husband’s passing. He was a very kind man and I know you miss him terribly. May your happy memories console you in this sad time. May he rest in peace. I just lost my sister, Maggie Phillippe, on July 1st.
    We are still in shock and were never prepared to lose her.

    Gertrude L. Quill | July 3, 2018 at 4:08 PM
  3. Anne & family – So sorry to hear of Denny’s passing. He was such a nice person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Bonnie (Barnes) D’Antonio

    Bonnie D'Antonio | June 11, 2018 at 1:26 PM
  4. Dearest Anne,I’m so sorry to just now finding out about Denny passing.I’m so sorry for all of you.He was a dear friend as you are!God bless all of you!Love to you all.

    Joan Davis | June 10, 2018 at 4:31 PM
  5. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Toni Buenaga and family

    Toni Buenaga | June 9, 2018 at 10:09 AM
  6. Dear Ann.. I am so sorry to here about Denny’s passing.. All of you are in my prayers.. Cindy McNamara

    Cindy McNamara | June 8, 2018 at 1:58 PM
  7. Ann Marie,
    My sincere sympathies to you and your family at this time.
    May the fond memories bring you solace.
    Joe Donohoe

    Joe Donohoe | June 7, 2018 at 1:54 PM
  8. Dear Lynn,

    Sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

    Kristian & James Denny | June 7, 2018 at 10:14 AM
  9. Leslie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Justin Krick | June 7, 2018 at 8:21 AM
  10. Dear Anne and family,
    I am very sorry to hear of Denny’s passing! My thoughts and prayers are with you all! He was a wonderful man! Donna Ciarmella

    Donna Ciarmella | June 6, 2018 at 8:36 PM
  11. Dear Courtney, I am sorry for your loss of your wonderful uncle. I can see that he was a kind, generous and loving person, just like you. Thinking of you and your family as you say goodbye to Uncle Denny.

    Susan Hendrich | June 6, 2018 at 6:20 PM
  12. Dear Lynn: I join you, Dylan and Grace in prayer for the peacefull repose of your Dad’s soul. I am sorry I won’t be back in time to attend the services on the 8th but I will be there ln prayer with you all.

    Floro M. Resurreccion, M. D. | June 6, 2018 at 6:18 PM
  13. Dear Leslie and Family:

    We are so saddened to learn of your Dad’s passing. We know how much you loved him.
    He will forever be in our hearts as a kind and loving man who dearly loved his wonderful family.
    Praying for God’s comfort to be with you and your family.
    Love you.
    Lew and Rosemary Kinsey

    Lew and Rosemary Kinsey | June 6, 2018 at 6:06 PM
  14. Dear Anne and Family,

    Our family is so saddened to learn of Denny’s passing. You can definitely say you had the most wonderful husband any woman could ever dream of. We loved this mild-mannered gentleman so very much. May God comfort you and your family during this very hard time.
    Love you, Dear Friend.
    Lew and Rosemary Kinsey

    Lew and Rosemary Kinsey | June 6, 2018 at 5:56 PM
  15. Anne and family, so sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Joan Hoffman

    Joan Hoffman | June 6, 2018 at 4:51 PM
  16. Leslie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

    Jody Hayes | June 6, 2018 at 10:34 AM
  17. We are so sorry to hear of Denny’s passing. We pray that God’s love surrounds your family and comforts you all. Our thoughts are with you.
    Bob and Terri Weidenmuller

    Terri Weidenmuller | June 6, 2018 at 8:56 AM
  18. My heart aches for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers.

    Lisa McNamara | June 5, 2018 at 8:23 PM
  19. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

    Dave & Mary Wolfgang | June 5, 2018 at 7:19 PM
  20. Dear Anne Marie, I was saddened to hear of Dennis’s passing. I remember him with admiration when you both were in the choir thinking what a great gift to sing together. God Bless, I will be out of town at the time of his Mass, my heart and prayers are with you and your family. Marlene Brown

    Marlene Brown | June 5, 2018 at 5:47 PM

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