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Dennis Marvin Boston

Dennis Marvin Boston


Dennis Marvin Boston, 66, of Sparta, IL; born on June 17, 1952 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Mr. Boston was a retired iron worker with local 392.  Dennis was of the Methodist faith.  He was a member of the men’s auxiliary of the V.F.W.  Dennis was a music enthusiast and enjoyed a variety of styles including jazz, blues and reggae.  He was also an avid fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Muriel David and Geraldine Alice, nee Anderson, Boston.  One brother – Muriel Boston.

He is survived by two brothers – David Boston of Wreton, WA; Teddy (Priscilla) Boston of Sparta, IL.  Three sisters – Shirley (Charles) Barker of Carmel, IN; Alice Boston of Indianapolis, IN; Linda Boston of Quincy, IL.  He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00noon.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 12:00noon.

Interment: Burial will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil – Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Emily Ross says:

    Remember God will take care you and your family during your time of bereavement…Cast all of your cares on Him! Your family has our deepest sympathy! Love the Edmonson & Ross family

  2. Nikki Wilson says:

    Sister Shirley Barker…“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30

    My sincerest sympathies in the loss of your dear brother. May God continue to bless you with His peace and comfort.

  3. Julie (Beauford) Griffin says:

    In prayer for all the family and trusting your joy-filled memories willing provide comfort for years to come.

  4. Angela St. James says:

    My prayers and thoughts are with the Boston Family from the St. James Family

  5. Claudia Kerens says:

    Sympathies and prayers for all upon the loss of your brother. Condolences

  6. Tammy Thomas says:

    So sorry for yourloss. May God provide you strength during this diffiicult time.
    Love Always

    Tammy Thomas

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