Age 65, of Bliss, NY, passed away on October 8, 2021 at Absolut Care of Houghton, after a battle with long illness.
Dennis was born March 14, 1956, in Springville, NY, son of the late Maurice and Margaret Lonsberry Smith. He worked as a crane operator for Operating Engineers, Local 832, of Rochester, NY. Dennis was an avid NASCAR fan and he loved his Fur Babies.
Along with his parents, Dennis is predeceased by his stepson, William Busler.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Madeline Crim Smith, of Bliss, NY; his daughters, Summer (Herman) Ausborne of Lexington, NC and Jennifer Newland of Pike, NY; his sister, Kimberly Camkin of Syracuse, NY; his grandchildren, Kurster Tilton, Jared Tilton, Joshua Ausborne, Brianna Ausborne, Randy Newland, Linsey Newland, Tyler Newland, Hunter Newland; and his great grandchild Ivy Horn.
Services are being arranged at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pike Fire Department, Pike, NY 14130 or the Parkinson’s Foundation, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Suite 12, Williamsville, NY, 14221.