Dennis M. Ashley

Dennis M. Ashley, 76, of Ridgefield, husband of Joann (Corbisere) Ashley, died on Sunday, July 4, 2010 at Bethel Health Care, Bethel, CT.

Mr. Ashley was born in Southhampton, England, November 16, 1933, son of William S. and Marjorie (Underhill) Ashley.  He attended Southampton University (England) and received his degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He was an accomplished athlete and received County colors (Sussex) for Soccer. He was member of the Royal Army Service Corps.

An area resident for the past twenty-four years, coming from Boston, Mr. Ashley was a retired self-employed business management consultant.

He enjoyed gardening and cooking.

In addition to his wife, Joann of twenty-three years, he is survived by four sons, Dennis P. Ashley and Ryan W. Ashley both of Ridgefield, Kevin Ashley of Eugene, Oregon and Colin Ashley and his wife Gerry of Allen, Texas; a daughter, Karen Skoglund of Waldwick, NJ and four grandchildren, Albert Skoglund, Tyler Skoglund, Nicole Ashley and Dylan Ashley.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ashley was predeceased by a brother, Norman Ashley.

Funeral services will take place on Saturday, July 10th at 11AM in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield with Rev. Carolyn Legg of Regional Hospice of Western CT officiating.

Interment will take place in England.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home on Saturday after 10AM.

Contributions to Regional Hospice of Western CT, Home Care Program, and 405 Main Street, Danbury 06810 or to the American Cancer Society, 372 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06896 would be appreciated.





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