Dennis was a charter member of the Sugar Camp Volunteer Fire Department with over 33 years of service. Dennis was on the Town Board for over 20 years and an active member of the Sugar Camp Lions Club. He was a member of the Church Council for St. Kunegunda’s Church. Dennis married his wife Carol in 1962 and had two sons‚ Mike and Tom‚ and one daughter Patti. Dennis spent most of his free time with his three grandchildren.