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Calvin Denson, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1938
Lee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2006
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Calvin Denson
Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA - Sunday, August 20, 2006

1938 - 2006

SPRINGFIELD - Calvin Denson , 67, of 14 Ellen Street, departed this life on Wednesday, August 16, 2006. Born in Leesburg, Georgia, he moved to Springfield 60 years ago and was educated in Springfield public schools. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was employed by Chicopee Industrial, Inc., formerly ENCON, as a foreman, which enabled him to work on construction projects throughout the world. Because of Calvin 's character and outstanding work ethics, CIC annually presents the " Calvin Denson Award" to an outstanding company employee who meets the high standards that "Cal" set. He retired in 2002 and spent leisure time playing his beloved game of golf and traveling. Calvin was a member of a bowling league at AMF and loved socializing at the American Legion in Chicopee. He was a member of East Mountain Country Club and was an active participant in the Nu-Voice Club of Pioneer Valley for patients who have had a Laryngectomy. As a member of Nu-Voice, he often spoke at area schools and colleges. He was the son of the late Juel Lee Denson Sr. and Gladys (Preston) Denson . Pre-deceased by a brother, Juel, Jr., two sisters, Elizabeth Bess and Emma M. Denson , and brother-in-law, William Shepard, Cal leaves his estranged wife, Dorothy (Adams) Denson ; his long-time companion Lena Royland; 3 sons, Calvin Jr., Michael (and wife Sheree), and Albert Denson , all of Springfield; 4 daughters, Cecelia Denson , Mary Elizabeth Denson , and Susie Adams, all of Springfield, and Carolyn Denson (and husband Wayne Melton) of Norwich, CT; 3 brothers, John Denson and Louis Denson both of Springfield, and Ernest Denson of Woodlawn, CA; 8 sisters, Mary Lee Robinson (& husband Andrew), Elvira Shepard, Gladys "Tina" Kilpatrick, Tommie Johnson, Luvonne Denson , Mary Helen Denson , and Rebecca Roman, all of Springfield, and Tina Denson of Norwich; 5 grandchildren, Angela Prude, Christopher Andrews, Anthony Denson , Michael Denson , and Michaela Denson all of Springfield, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Alden Baptist Church followed by burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday in the church from 5 to 8 p.m. Harrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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  Juel Lee Denson (1910 - 1968)
  Gladys Preston Denson (1915 - 1992)
  Elizabeth D. Denson Bess (1932 - 1989)*
  Mary Lee Denson Robinson (1936 - 2008)*
  Calvin Denson (1938 - 2006)
  Juel Lee Denson (1942 - 1988)*
  Emma Mae Denson (1951 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Originally Created by: Mark Wing
Record added: Nov 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61762123
Calvin Denson, Sr
Added by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Calvin Denson, Sr
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You are not forgotten. R.I.P. Dear Calvin
- Roberta (Schott) Cyr
 Added: Sep. 7, 2015

- James Bianco
 Added: Sep. 6, 2015
Honoring a friend and Veteran
- Roberta (Schott) Cyr
 Added: Jan. 25, 2011

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