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Dennis Deering

June 20, 1955 — December 21, 2023

Dennis Deering of Eastville, Virginia died peacefully on December 21st, 2023. He is pre-deceased by his father, Elwood Joseph Deering, mother, Virginia Faye Deering, sister, Debbie Deering, and survived by his wife Ellen (Inglesby) Deering, his two daughters, Lauren Adelman (partner Kris Tejada), and Maggie (Deering) Bott (husband Parker Bott), grandson, Maverick Tejada, and his sister Donna (Deering) Moran, brother-in-law, Chip Moran, niece, Katelin (Moran) Fallon & nephew, Patrick Moran.

Dennis was born on June 20th, 1955, in Fort Dix, New Jersey to Elwood Joseph and Virginia

Faye Deering. He graduated from Haddon Township high school in 1973. He was inducted into the cross-country hall of fame there in 2002. He attended Clemson University and later graduated from Stockton University with a degree in Environmental Science. Dennis began working for the Center for Independent Living in Westville, NJ where he met Ellen in 1987 and later married in 1992. He welcomed Ellen's daughter Lauren into his family immediately. After 2 years the couple welcomed Maggie into their home.

He was a wonderful husband, and his children remember him as a kind, gentle and fun-loving person and father who encouraged them to pursue their dreams. Dennis was passionate about the outdoors; he enjoyed stargazing, fishing, and birding. He loved watching baseball and spending time on the back deck watching wildlife and sunsets at Smith Beach. Memorial service will be held on December 30th at Inglesby and Sons funeral home on Cove Road in Pennsauken at 8:30am and mass to follow, 10:00am service at St. Peter’s Church, Maple Ave, Merchantville, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Dennis’ name to Chesapeake Bay Foundation-

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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Saturday, December 30, 2023

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