Dennis Bolen

Dennis E. Bolen Sr.

1952 - 2020
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Dennis E. Bolen, Sr. passed away surrounded by the love of his family on April 12, 2020. He was the loving husband of 47 years to Nancy G. Bolen.
Mr. Bolen was born in Havre de Grace, MD, to Ramona Bolen and the late Clovis R. Bolen. He was the devoted father to Dennis Bolen, Jr. and the late Ann Marie, and Rodney Bolen and Joann. Mr. Bolen was the adoring grandfather of Dominick Bolen (Fiancé Haley), Kayleigh, Gavin, Leah, Ryan and Cadence Bolen, and great-grandfather of Carter Bolen. He is survived by his brothers Rodney Averitt (Becky) and Darryl Bolen (Sally).
Mr. Bolen was a graduate of Havre de Grace High School and had graduated with 12 years of perfect attendance. After high school, he graduated from the Harford Community College and furthered his education at Towson University receiving his bachelor’s degree. He was also a graduate of the National Realtors Leadership Academy. Mr. Bolen worked for 35 years with the federal government. He was a member and elder of the First Christian Church of Havre de Grace, MD. Mr. Bolen was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and a member of the Independence Celebration Committee. He was a dedicated realtor with Coldwell Banker and was a member of the Million Dollar Club. Mr. Bolen also received the community service award from the Harford County Board of Realtor. He loved coaching the Little League Baseball and announcing at the Havre de Grace High School Baseball games. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Funeral services will be Livestreamed via Facebook and, on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers friends and family may make donations to the First Christian Church of Havre de Grace, MD, the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Association.
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  • Service

    Thursday, April 16th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, April 16th, 2020 11:00am
    Zellman Funeral Home, P.A.
    123 South Washington Street
    HAVRE DE GRACE, MD 21078
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Services will be Live-streamed via Facebook and our website.To watch on Facebook, please like Zellman Funeral Home, P.A. A Full Church service will be held on a later date.
  • Interment

    Harford Memorial Gardens
    3839 Aldino Road
    ABERDEEN, MD 21001
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Posted at 12:21pm
I am sorry for your loss. Consolenses to the family. Many fond memories of growing up at First Christian Church with the family.

Tom Caine

Posted at 07:59pm
Many fond memories; especially with Little League. A real "gentle man". Great family. My sincere condolences to the family.

Tom Caine

John & Sandy Landbeck

Posted at 11:41am
Nancy and Family; Sandy and I are just broken hearted hearing about Dennis: he is one of those people who was just a fine human being: a joy to Mom!
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Wayne and Karen Young

Posted at 06:56pm
Condolences to the Bolen family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Wayne and Karen Young.

Betty Webster

Posted at 04:33pm
What a beautiful tribute of Dennis's life. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bolen family. God Bless You and may He give you peace in this time of sorrow... Ralph Webster & Family

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