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Dennis M. McMullen

1949 ~ 2020 (age 71)


Dennis M. McMullen, 71, of Fairmount Township, died Friday, May 22, 2020 at his home.

Born May 16, 1949 in Scranton, he was a son of the late John Andrew     McMullen and Florence (Skowronski) McMullen.  He was preceded in death by his wife of eleven years, Sarah "Sally" (Norman) McMullen, on April 29, 2013.

Dennis was a graduate of Scranton Tech High School, Class of 1967.

He was a pipefitter by trade (Local 524, Scranton) and was employed by various companies over his work career including the Berwick power plant and also for companies in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  In his younger years he had been employed by Proctor and Gamble.

He was a member of the Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church.  He was also a social member of the Benton V. F. W. and the Shickshinny American Legion.

An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed fishing and camping.  He was known as a master joke and story-teller.  His adventurous spirit led him down many roads including sky diving.

Surviving, are his two daughters, Casey A. McMullen and her husband, Andrew Susnosky, of Peckville; Tara A. McMullen, of Archbald; his son, Sean M. McMullen, of Archbald; two granddaughters:  Scarlett Susnosky and Reyna McMullen; step daughters:  Elizabeth "Betsy" Holdren and her husband, Will, of Trout Run; Stacey S. Ertwine and her husband, Chris, of Benton;  three step  granddaughters:  Kalie, Kelsey and Carissa Ertwine and a step grandson, Dylan Holdren; a sister, Suzanne Tonkin and her husband, Jerry, of Scranton; a brother, John "Jack" McMullen and his wife, Carol, of Scranton and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents and wife, Sally, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Megan McMullen.

Graveside Services will be held Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11 AM at the Fairmount Springs Cemetery with Pastor Michael Bodek, officiating.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS  66675-8516.

Arrangements are under the direction of the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:


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Graveside Service
September 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Fairmount Springs Cemetery
607 Old TiogaTurnpike
Benton, PA 17814


Wounded Warrior Project
P. O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675-8517

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