Dennis, Roger W. - May 25, 2013


NEW BRITAIN - Roger W. Dennis, 74, of New Britain, loving husband of Judith (Ellert) Dennis, died Saturday evening (May 25, 2013) at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. Born in Gadsden, Alabama, son of the late Wallace and the late Evelyn (Naylor) Dennis, he attended Gadsden schools, received his Bachelorís degree from Jacksonville State University, attended Oxford University in England, and received his Masterís degree and PhD from the University of Alabama. Roger taught at The University of Alabama, Avon High School, Central Connecticut State University, and The University of Connecticut in West Hartford. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two brothers, Andy C. and Harry E. Dennis, a niece, Leah J. Dennis, and two nephews, Alex and Daniel Dennis, all of Rainbow City, Alabama. Funeral services and burial in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CCSU Foundation Inc., Ammon School of Arts and Sciences, P.O. Box 612, New Britain, CT 06050-9921.

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