Viens, Dennis Anthony
Birth: Sunday, August 26, 1923 in Pittsfield, New Hampshire
Residence: North Beach, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at the age of 93
Laid to Rest: in the Southern Memorial Gardens, Dunkirk, Maryland
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Dennis Anthony Viens, 93, of North Beach passed away May 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born August 26, 1923 in Pittsfield, NH and moved to Meredith at the age of seven. He later moved with his family to Hyattsville and attended Hyattsville High School. Dennis entered the US Navy in 1944, serving in WWII and the Korean War, and was honorably discharged.
He married Peggy Lee Blackburn on February 1, 1947 and they lived in Edmonston, Hyattsville, and College Park. They moved to Beltsville in 1966, then to Glen Burnie for eighteen years, and have lived in North Beach since 2003. He was employed at the US Navy Yard as a machinist and was eventually promoted to Division Head, retiring in 1980. Dennis continued working for private industry doing technical work until 1987. He loved playing golf, and also enjoyed horse racing, bowling, travel, casinos, playing poker and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife Peggy Lee Viens, daughters Linda Dorr and husband James of Huntingtown and Tammy Brunstrom and husband Scott of Huntingtown. Also surviving are grandchildren Bryan and Robert Dorr, Heather Clark, Amanda, Alex and Caleigh Brunstrom, great-grandchildren Shannon Gatens, Austin, Seth and Noah Dorr, Natalie and Dominick Clark and Maddox Morrone, and great-great-grandson Oliver Gatens. He was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter Zoe Clark. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.