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by spendlove Moderator ( edited 18 Dec 2017 ) 18 Dec 2017

Dennis999's funeral is to be on 19th December at 12.15 at Margate crematorium. Ann asks that we raise a glass that day to help him on his way.The Fire brigade are providing a guard of honour and personnel to carry the coffin and the Union flag will be very prominent,so it'll be the proper formal occasion he deserves,with a bit of humour and some rock music chosen by him thrown in!!

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by Patricia103 20 Dec 2017

Heven't been on much of late. So sorry learn of Dennis' passing.
Loved the scissor conversation some years ago.

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by sewtired 19 Dec 2017

So sad...For someone I never knew and yet I am affected by the love of those who did know him. Blessings to you Dennis and to your family and myriad of friends.

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by stork 19 Dec 2017

A toast, a prayer and a bit of humor for a man missed by many!

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by jrob Moderator 19 Dec 2017

The time of the service was 7:15AM my time. A cup was raised and so was a smile of remembrances of the fun times here. Not only with Dennis, but with all of you dear friends who are a very real part of my life. See you later, Dennis. ☺♥

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by cfidl 19 Dec 2017

I will raise a glass to him and say a prayer for his family. It was a pleasure having Dennis as part of this group. He certainly was irreplaceable. Thank you for letting us know.

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by maleah 19 Dec 2017

Not only a glass to be raised, but a prayer for the entire family. God Bless

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by momac 19 Dec 2017

Thinking of you Ann and family. Glass has been raised. Hugs Maureen from Durban

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by airyfairy 18 Dec 2017

I will be thinking of our Dennis all day today. I am happy he is getting the send off he deserves. My condolences to Ann and their family

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by jrob Moderator 18 Dec 2017

Sue that sounds like a beautiful celebration of that dear man's life. I'm setting the alarm on my phone and I'll surely toast him and share a smile of remembrance with those of you here who loved him too.

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by shirley124 18 Dec 2017

Thanks Sue for the update. So nice to hear he will have a guard of honour. I will raise a glass and the scissors I have bought to keep in his memory. Prayers for Ann and family. Shirley

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by Leaha 18 Dec 2017

What a beautiful way to honor this special man. I know he will be sitting in heaven monitoring how many of us lift a pair of scissors as we wish him a wonderful send off. Bless Anne and his family.

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by gramt 18 Dec 2017

Cheers to Dennis and his lovely wife. I have fun memories of his banter here on CE.

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by mops Moderator 18 Dec 2017

I am glad gets such a formal send-off. I'll raise a glass in his honour tomorrow and will be thinking of Anne. Scissors will forever remind me of him and his humor.

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by 02kar Moderator 18 Dec 2017

Thanks sue for keeping us informed. To Dennis, a favorite of all Cuties. May he know we can never think of scissors without a smile now. Please give Ann a hug and our condolences for all of us around the world who love Dennis.

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by lilylady 18 Dec 2017

Will be raising my glass of wine and my scissors in honor of Dennis, so sad.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 18 Dec 2017

It will be an honor to raise a glass in his memory. He will be forever in our hearts

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by gerryvb 18 Dec 2017

thank you for telling us. he will always stay that special Cutie and I will raise a glass for him in loving memory. Prayers and blessings and condolences for Ann and family. He was a special man and deserves a special funeral.

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by zoefzoef 18 Dec 2017

thank you for the info. I will be thinking of him and "untill we all meet again" Xxx

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by Sewmum1 18 Dec 2017

As difficult as the funeral will be it sounds like a very beautiful and respectful way for all to say their goodbyes. Will raise a glass for Dennis

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by dailylaundry 18 Dec 2017

Thanks for telling us, Sue. I will join others in raising a glass in his honor (I may ever buy a pair of scissors too). I wonder what his favorite rock music was! God bless his family and all of his friends!!

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by barba 18 Dec 2017

Thank you for the update. I will raise a glass and a pair of scissors in his honor. Blessings for his family with hugs, Barba

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by kustomkuddle 18 Dec 2017

A glass to Dennis! What a beautiful send off.

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by graceandham 18 Dec 2017

To Dennis and our fond memories of him!

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by rescuer Moderator 18 Dec 2017

I am so glad he will have a proper funeral. Firefighters are some of the bravest people! I will be thinking of him and of Anne. I'm so thankful he would become a Cutie and keep us all on our toes. Until we meet again Dennis -- faire bon voyage!

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by basketkase 18 Dec 2017

Like Kim, I wish we could be there, it gave me goosebumps to read the Fire Brigade was providing an honor guard......what a beautiful send off for a wonderful human being.......give Anne my best wishes and condolences, Sue.......Thanks Sue, for the info.......

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by asterixsew Moderator 18 Dec 2017

Thanks for the information Sue. I will think of Dennis tomorrow and buy some scissors as another Cutie has in memory of him and raise a glass of something too

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by dragonflyer 18 Dec 2017

Thanks for the update, Sue...wish I could be there in person, but trust that I will be there in spirit and will do as Anne has asked...I will raise at least one glass!

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