Ithaca Blog

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

George Dentes

Ithaca is shocked and saddened by the death of George Dentes, 52, of a heart attack on Tuesday, 31 October.

Mr. Dentes served as district attorney for Tompkins County for 16 years. He graduated from Ithaca High School, the Cornell College of Engineering, and the Cornell Law School. He and his wife, Elsie, met as students at Ithaca High School. Their three children also attended Ithaca High School and Cornell.

Flags on county buildings were ordered flown at half-mast in honor of Mr. Dentes.

Calling hours will be from 4 - 7 p.m. Friday at Bangs Funeral Home, 209 W. Green Street.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 120 W. Seneca St.

Our deepest condolences go to his wife and children and the extended Dentes family.

Stephen Burke
for Ithaca Blog

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