Jens Dennis

Born: Sat., Apr. 11, 1942
Died: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 05, 2017
Location: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sun., Mar. 05, 2017
Location: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home

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Jens Dennis, 74, of Union Township, NJ, died February 28, 2017.

Born April 11, 1942 in Somerville, NJ, he was a son of the late Harry and Elsie C. (Duyssen) Dennis.

Jens was a lineman for Jersey Central Power and Light Company until his retirement in 2006.

He was an Army veteran.

He was a life member and former treasurer of the Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company, Pattenburg, NJ. He was also a long-time member of the NRA.
Jens and his wife, the former Carolyn White, observed their fifty-first wedding anniversary September 12, 2016.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Tracy Hendershot and her husband, Steven; a brother, Konrad and his wife Cathy of Easton, PA; a sister, Eleanore Gianquitti of Basking Ridge, NJ; two granddaughters, Alisha and Brianna Dennis and a grandson, Jacob Hendershot. A son, Dwayne J. Dennis, four brothers, Robert, Peter, George and Walter and a sister, Harriett Smith all died earlier.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, in the Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 South Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ. Services will begin at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be private in the Bloomsbury Cemetery. Online condolences may be recorded at

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donation to the Pattenburg Vol. Fire Co, 513 Pattenburg Rd, Asbury, NJ 08802.

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Robert Stagg
   Posted Sun March 05, 2017
With a heavy heart and fond memories, my thoughts and prayers to the family.
Jens was a good friend and brother fireman. I will miss him very much.