Dennis Merrill Del Porto, age 66, passed away in Fallon on Dec. 14, 2018.

Dennis was born on March 11, 1952 in Hawthorne to Felix and Jessie Del Porto. He graduated from Mineral County High School in 1971 and attended the University of Reno for four years.

He worked at the Mineral County Recreation Department; Charlie’s Liquor Store; Bruce Dow, DDS; Mineral County Assessor’s Office; Joyce V. Miller, CPA, UXB and Rites of Passage.

He is survived by his children: Lindsey Whitlock (James); Jeremy Marlow; Dellarie Del Porto (Joseph Rose); grandchildren: Shanda Moore; Andrew Marlow; Arlee Whitlock; Jocelyn Marlow; Isabella Rose and Reagan Rose; sisters: Judy Yocum and Patricia Del Porto Click (John Beavers); sister in law: Donna Del Porto; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Felix and Jessie Del Porto; brother: Robert Del Porto and brother in law: Jack Yocum.

A celebration of Dennis’ life will be held on May 19 at 524 A Street in Hawthorne around 12 p.m.