Dennis Deal

DEAL, DENNIS 59 - went home to be with the Lord on April 4, 2013. He was a resident of Kissimmee, FL at the time of his passing and formerly of Newtonville. Dennis was born on October 21, 1953 in Weymouth to Gloria M. Deal and Irving Sykes. He attended Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing and thereafter became an apprentice with Atlantic City Electric-Connectiv, where he ultimately gained the title of Linesman and Work leader for 30 years. Dennis, also known as "Double D" and "Pop," loved cars, sports, electronics, farm animals, and boats. He had a Bayliner appropriately named "Double D." Dennis was an entrepreneur, an avid traveler and a sharp dresser who always wore tailored clothes. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Irving Sykes, along with his loving wife and companion of 19 years, Valerie Deal. Dennis leaves to cherish his memory: His mother Gloria Deal of Kissimmee, FL; Sons Reginald "Reggie" Deal of Pine Hill, Raheem Issa Shands of New York; Step son and daughter-in-law Bruce & Angel Hall of Plainsboro; Brothers Spencer Fisher of Washington, DC, and Bryant Deal of Philadelphia, PA; Former wives Beverly Shands & Jocelyn Perry; and Grandchildren Kaeshan Deal, Reginald Deal, Dayquan Deal and Zyonne Coley. Dennis will be dearly missed by a host of family, co-workers, and friends