Michael Dennis

Obituary of Michael James Dennis

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CANASTOTA . . . Michael James Dennis, 35, of Canastota, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at his home. He was born on April 16, 1988, in Syracuse, the son of James and Betty (Casolare) Dennis. Mike has lived in the Canastota area all of his life, graduating from Canastota High School in 2007. He worked for Dennis Construction Company, Canastota and N. Syracuse, for several years. Mike was friends of Bill and Bob. He loved the outdoors, taking long walks, hunting, 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, jet skiing, and spending time with his family and his dog Misty. Surviving besides his parents, Jim and Betty Dennis of Canastota, are: one brother, John and Telicia Orloff of Cicero; two sisters, Julie and Mark Villa of Liverpool, and Jenna and Carmen Banks of Wasilla, AK; his paternal grandmother, Carol Dennis of N. Syracuse; six nieces, Jaden Orloff, Kendal Orloff, Janell Orloff, Sienna Villa, Marlee Villa, and Addison Villa; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Mike was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, James F. Dennis, Sr.; and his aunt, April Joy Dennis. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., 201 James Street, Canastota. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the funeral home. Pastor Donna Chapman of the Whitelaw Presbyterian Church will officiate. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Dewitt. In his memory, contributions may be made to Wanderers' Rest Humane Association, Inc., PO Box 535, Canastota, NY 13032, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
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Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc.
201 James Street
Canastota, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc.
201 James Street
Canastota, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

White Chapel Memory Gardens
Kinne Road
Dewitt, New York, United States
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