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Dennis Lee Haren, Sr.

Pennington, New Jersey

June 12, 1948 - July 6, 2024

Dennis Lee Haren, Sr. Obituary

Dennis Lee Haren, Sr., 76 of Skillman, NJ passed peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2024, after a long illness. He was born on June 12, 1948 in Irvington, NJ to the late John William, Sr. and Magdelena Haren. He later moved to Montgomery Township where he spent most of his life.


He was a member of The Knights of Columbus Hopewell Council #7103, where he served as Grand Knight for several years, and he attended Saint Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church in Hopewell, NJ. He spent his professional career in the Plumbers’ Local #24 in Newark, NJ for 53 years.


The most important things to him were God, country and family. He loved putzing around in his spare time in his garage which he called his “man cave” and was a lifetime Redskins fan. His favorite food was a pork roll and cheese sandwich on a roll.


Dennis was predeceased by this his son, Dennis Lee Harren, Jr. and his brother John William Haren, Jr.


He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Gina, 3 sons; Vernon Scott (Deanna) of South Brunswick, NJ, Michael James (Serene) of Kamuela, HI, Charles Edward (Jennifer) of Pearl River, NY, and his daughter, Asia Rae of Dallas, TX. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren (Brittnay, Austin, Theta, Kaia, Michael, Charlie and Daniel), one great granddaughter, Ivy Lee, one sister, Christine Haren, sister-in-law Bonnie Sampson, his beloved niece, Antoinette Haren and his nephew, John William Haren III.


Visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Road (Pennington Circle), Pennington, NJ. (www.wilsonapple.com)


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, 54 East Prospect Street, Hopewell, NJ at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 13, 2024. Interment will follow immediately after at the Saint Alphonsus Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Worrier Project, P.O. Box 758512, Topeka, KS 66675.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Dennis Lee Haren, Sr. hosted by Wilson Apple Funeral Home .

Dennis Lee Haren, Sr., 76 of Skillman, NJ passed peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2024, after a long illness. He was born on June 12, 1948 in Irvington, NJ to the late John William, Sr. and Magdelena Haren. He later moved to Montgomery Township where he spent most of his life.


He was a member of The Knights of Columbus Hopewell Council #7103, where he served as Grand Knight for several years, and he attended Saint Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church in Hopewell, NJ. He spent his professional career in the Plumbers’ Local #24 in Newark, NJ for 53 years.


The most important things to him were God, country and family. He loved putzing around in his spare time in his garage which he called his “man cave” and was a lifetime Redskins fan. His favorite food was a pork roll and cheese sandwich on a roll.


Dennis was predeceased by this his son, Dennis Lee Harren, Jr. and his brother John William Haren, Jr.


He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Gina, 3 sons; Vernon Scott (Deanna) of South Brunswick, NJ, Michael James (Serene) of Kamuela, HI, Charles Edward (Jennifer) of Pearl River, NY, and his daughter, Asia Rae of Dallas, TX. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren (Brittnay, Austin, Theta, Kaia, Michael, Charlie and Daniel), one great granddaughter, Ivy Lee, one sister, Christine Haren, sister-in-law Bonnie Sampson, his beloved niece, Antoinette Haren and his nephew, John William Haren III.


Visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Road (Pennington Circle), Pennington, NJ. (www.wilsonapple.com)


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, 54 East Prospect Street, Hopewell, NJ at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 13, 2024. Interment will follow immediately after at the Saint Alphonsus Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Worrier Project, P.O. Box 758512, Topeka, KS 66675.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Dennis Lee Haren, Sr. hosted by Wilson Apple Funeral Home .

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