- October 13, 1927 - November 19, 2012
- Phoenix, Arizona
of John's Passing
The Church at Litchfield Park
300 N Old Litchfield Rd
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Agua Fria Food Bank
405 E Harrison Dr
Avondale, AZ 85323
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“He will surely be missed! What a great guy.
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy (Mahoney) Cecchin - Phoenix
“I was out of town last week and just saw the post about "J.D.'s passing. I worked with John for several years and enjoyed his company both at work...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: John Bobier - Taylors, SC
“To the family of John Dennis I was there saturday said goodby to my old freind will miss him a lot . You are all very blessed to have had one of the...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: david oehlerking - old freind
“It is 8pm on 11/24 and we just found out that John passed away. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathies are with you all. Our...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy (Stafford) Moore - Glendale, AZ
“My family and I had many fun times with John Dennis. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Karen and John's family. He was a great man and friend. From...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend
“Rest in peace Mr. Dennis. We'll miss you.
6 of 12 | Posted by: George & Vicky Lopez - Goodyear, AZ
“IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAREST FRIEND JOHN
You can shed tears that he is gone, or you can smile because he has lived,
You can close your eyes and...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Stevens - Kanab, UT
“I have fond memories of my "Friend" J.D.What a privelege to heve known J. D. and his kind, sincere caring personality. He will be missed by all whose...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Dan - AZ
“May you rest in Peace - We know you will truly be missed.
9 of 12 | Posted by: Dwayne, Peggy and Family Butler - AZ
“I cannot attend on Saturday, but I'd like to extend my sincere condolences to the family. Although I only knew JD for a short time, he made an...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Pabst - Mesa, AZ - Friend
“John and Karen were some of my very best friends. We had regular lunches together at Mimi's on Bell Road. I looked forward to those special times...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Joanne Sherry - Phoenix, AZ
“John and I have had a business relationship/friendship for 30 years.
I have bought boxes from him thru Kiva and Sound Packaging. He was so kind and...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Shelley Sarson - Clarkdale, AZ
John Wesley Dennis, 85, passed away November 19, 2012. He graduated from Glendale High school in 1945 then went on to served his country in the U.S. Army. Following his military service, John became a Glendale Police officer, and later worked at Grubers, where he retired after 25 years. Not ready for retirement, John went on to start a career with Kiva Containers/Sound Packaging, where he was presently employed. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Karen; his beloved children John, Jr (Rita), Kyle (Jean), and Kristin (Joseph); and 7 grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1 pm at The Church at Litchfield Park, 300 N. Old Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park, AZ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in John's name to The Church at Litchfield Park or Agua Fria Food Bank. Funeral arrangements handled by Heritage Sunwest Funeral Home, 623-974-2054.