Aug. 25, 1919 —Nov. 12, 2013
Mary Sylvia Dennis, 94, of Patterson died on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at English Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Modesto.
Mrs. Dennis was born in Pauls Valley, Okla., and was a resident of Patterson for 75 years. She was a homemaker for 74 years. Mrs. Dennis was a member of the First Baptist Church in Patterson, LVN with the Visiting Nurses Association for many years, Patterson Genealogy Group, Patterson Senior Citizens, the Patterson 50 Plus and Patterson Garden Club. She was a County Volunteer for many years for senior programs and was instrumental in developing the Senior Center in Patterson. She enjoyed sewing and quilting.
Mrs. Dennis is survived by her son, Darryl Dennis and his wife, Kathy, of Patterson; daughter, Anita Reineke of Modesto; sister, Goldie Hettervik of Arizona; grandchildren, Lori and Kevin Silva, Nancy and Michael Walsh, Merlyn and Natalie Reineke, Christopher Dennis, David and Gaea Dennis and Gail Dennis and 11 great-grandchildren.
A visitation was observed on Monday, Nov. 18 at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Interment was held at Patterson District Cemetery in Patterson.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Dennis’ name may be sent to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 124 S Del Puerto, Patterson, CA 95363 or Senior Lunch Program, c/o Patterson Senior Center, P.O. Box 667, Patterson, CA 95363 or Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356-9259
Services conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapels