Posted by on July 2, 2020 12:04 pm

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Dennis E Starr, age 74, of Fearnot, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on Thursday, September 20, 1945, in Rough and Ready, a son of the late Russell W Starr and the late Mabel H Reiner Starr.

He was a 1963 graduate of Tri-Valley High School.

He was a Sergeant in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. Dennis retired from Honeywell, Mar Lin, in 2001.

He was a member of Salem Church of Rough and Ready. He was also a lifetime member of Gratz VFW Post 2385. Dennis loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and by two sisters, Marie Miller and Beverly Wedde. He is survived by his wife Cindy J Gilbert Starr, to whom he was married for 29 years.

He is also survived by a son, Troy D Starr and his wife Georgina of Valley View; a grandson, Tyler C Starr of Valley View; a granddaughter, Morganne C Starr of Asheville, NC; a sister, Christine Gessner and her husband James of Leck Kill; and several nieces and nephews.

Following Dennis’s request, there will be no services.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8018 or online at

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at

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