In Memoriam : Dennis Furlong

Dennis Furlong Dennis James Furlong - age: 60
(January 09, 1957 to September 16, 2017 )
Resident of Macedonia, Illinois

Visitation Information:
VISITATION:
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6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017
Logan Church of God
Logan, Illinois


FUNERAL:
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1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017
Logan Church of God
Logan, Illinois


CEMETERY:
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Logan Church of God Cemetery
Logan, Illinois

Obituary:
Dennis James Furlong, age 60, of Macedonia, sailed off to Heaven on his pirate ship, at 8:56 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 from his home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Logan Church of God, with Bishop Raeford Black officiating. Burial will be in the Logan Church of God Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the Logan Church of God.

Arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Dennis was born on January 9, 1957 in Benton, the son of Ernest "Doc" Furlong and Lillian (Martoglio) Furlong. He married the former Terri Lee Day on August 3, 1996, and she survives.

Dennis was a dentist having a degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.). He formerly served the Department of Public Health as a Lieutenant with the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of the Logan Church of God.

Denny enjoyed hunting and fishing, vacations with his family, visiting the mountains, playing any instrument with strings, astronomy and star gazing, spending time with his family, and serving his Lord and Savior.

Surviving is his loving wife of 21 years, Terri Furlong of Macedonia; his five children: Dan Furlong and wife Shannan of Chesapeake, VA, the twins Kathleen Furlong of St. Joseph, MO, and Benjamin Furlong and wife Tabitha of Herrin, IL, Jenna Williams and husband Mason of Mobile, AL, Isaac Furlong of Macedonia; three grandchildren: Gavin, Cannon and Sloan; his siblings: Barb Winstead and husband John of Benton, Herman Furlong and wife Zella of Missouri, Connie Sneed and husband David of Benton; a sister-in-law Debbie McGuire and husband Terry of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a nephew Christopher Furlong; a beloved Uncle and fellow musician Hosea Martoglio; his little guard dog Laddie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, and will be accepted at the visitation and funeral services.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Dennis, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com



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Carol G George - September 20, 2017Contact this person Contact this person
So sorry to hear about Dr. Furlong. I had the pleasure of working with him at Tamms CC. My thoughts and prayers are with you.



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