Dennis O. Irey

March 29, 1943 ~ June 17, 2021 (age 78)


Dennis O. Irey, 78, of Gilbertsville, died June 17, 2021 at Southeastern Veterans Center, Spring City, PA after battling Alzheimer’s/dementia for several years.

Born, March 29, 1943, in Phoenixville, he was a son of the late Olin S. Irey, Robert McCullough (Stepfather) and Mae (Overdorf) McCullough.

Dennis attended West Chester University before dropping out and enlisting in the Army. Following his service, he went on to become a remarkable carpenter.

He was an outstanding father who loved spending time with his family, taking bike rides, spending time in the woods hunting the “elusive whitetail” or simply spending time in the mountains at the hunting cabin.  

Surviving is his wife Donna K. Irey of Gilbertsville, PA; son Jason M. Irey, daughter-in-law Sarah E. Irey of Lansdale; and 2 grandchildren Mira L. Irey and Jameson R. Irey.

Also surviving is his sister, Diane Lambert of Exton, PA and brother, Barry Irey of Boyertown, PA.

At Dennis’ request, there will be no service. He will be cremated, and his ashes spread inthe woods he loved to walk.

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