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McCracken Funeral Home

1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ

OBITUARY

Dennis O. Gunzenhauser

October 13, 1939June 21, 2020
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Dennis O. Gunzenhauser, age 80, of Union, New Jersey passed away on Sunday June 21, 2020. Dennis was born in Newark on October 13, 1939 to Margaret Ann and Osceola Gunzenhauser.

A few years after graduating high school he enlisted in the US Army where he spent 6 years stationed in Berlin, West Germany.

Back at home in 1967, Dennis joined his father and uncle in their heating and plumbing business and would later make it his own. He was a car enthusiast, excited about getting his own Corvette.

He also enjoyed traveling across the US and made several trips to Las Vegas, including in 1971 when he took Marian with him and made her his bride! They continued to enjoy traveling and spent time driving across the US together.

Dennis moved to Union in 1972 to start a family. In 1975 his daughter Kristina was born, followed by his son Timothy in 1979. He would spend the rest of his life living in Union with his family and shared his love of travel with them over the years. He also enjoyed watching baseball, especially his Yankees.

Dennis was predeceased by his mother Margaret Ann and his father Osceola.

He is survived by his wife Marian, daughter Kristina and son-in-law Nathan, and son Timothy.

A visitation for Dennis will be held Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave, Union. Funeral Service to follow.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey https://cfbnj.org/

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy for the Gunzenhauser family may be shared at www.McCrackenFuneralHome.com

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Pauline Ittleson

June 24, 2020

Kristina and Family

I am so sorry for your loss. I think of all of you every time I drive by the house. May all your happy memories help to ease the pain.

Pauline Ittleson

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