James A. Denniston, age 89, of York Township, Dallastown, died at 12:30 AM Saturday, April 8, 2023, at his residence. He was the husband of Deanna M. (Tatum) Denniston.
Born July 15, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, a son of the late Alfred and Pearl (Nelson) Denniston, he was the founder of Village Realty, and was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown.
In addition to his wife of 66 years, Mr. Denniston is survived by three daughters, Wendy L. Deimler, and her husband John, of Dallastown, Bridget M. McAuliffe, and her husband Brian, of Dallastown, and Beth A. Pinto, and her husband Michael, of West Grove; a son-in-law, Thomas Y. Thornton; eleven grandchildren, Tatum, Zachary, Chelsea, Deanna, Sara, Kelly, Keegan, Brinn, Bree, Emily, and Abigail; twelve great grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Judy Denniston, of South Bend, Illinois. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gretchen D. Thornton; a grandson, Taylor Y. Thornton; and a brother, Robert Denniston.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:30 AM Friday, April 14, 2023, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 109 East Main Street, Dallastown, with The Rev. David Stough officiating. Visitation will be 10-11:30 AM. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 109 East Main Street, Dallastown, PA 17313, or Hospice and Community Care, 235 St. Charles Way, Suite 250, York, PA 17402.
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