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James W. Dench

February 18, 2019

U.S. Veteran

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The funeral with military honors will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City with a mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dickson City.

Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.

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James W. Dench, 81, of Peckville, died Monday, February 18, 2019, at the Wilkes Barre General Hospital, acute care facility.  He was preceded in death by his wife Elayne Pochasky Dench who died January 30, 2014.  They had been married for 51 years.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Stella Shava Dench, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was a graduate of Dickson City High School, and after graduation, he joined the US Air Force serving 4 years.  Jim was employed by General Dynamics, and he retired after 29 and a half years of service.

Jim was a loving and caring father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who enjoyed his grandchildren Lucas, and Isabella, they were the love of his life.

Surviving is a son, Atty. Jaime Dench; grandchildren, Lucas and Isabella; a brother, Robert Dench, and wife, Sally; sisters in law, Joyce Bowen, Diane Wiktor, and husband, Jack; brother in law, Frank Surace; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Jean Laskiewicz, Dolores Surace, and Lorraine Dench; a brother, Jack Dench; and a brother in law, Richard Bowen, and a nephew, Raymond Dench.

The funeral with military honors will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City with a mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dickson City.

Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.