PUTNAM, CT – Dennis F. Giles, 73, died Sunday, February 7, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Susan (Duquette) Giles of Putnam; his children, Nicole M. Deasy and her wife Taylor of Hanover, Kimberly A. Giles and her wife Jess of Dayville, CT, along with Jolyne Giles and her husband Steve, Paul Giles and his wife Barbara, and Peter Giles and his wife Rebecca, all from Connecticut. He also leaves his sisters-in-law, Nancy Giles and Pat Jones; as well as his brother-in-law Dennis Duquette; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Bert Giles and Arthur Bates.
He was born in Webster, son of the late Albert and Amelia (Germain) Giles, and was raised in Oxford. He attended school in Oxford and joined the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 until 1976 serving in the Vietnam War from 1967 until 1969.
Dennis worked for Norton Company in Worcester for 10 years. In 1986, he went to work for the U.S. Postal Service in Framingham until retiring due to illness in 2002. He lived in North Grosvenordale, CT, for 25 years before moving to Putnam in 2019. He was a member of the American Legion Post 58 in Oxford. He enjoyed reading, puzzles, hunting, and fishing.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no services are scheduled at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the M.S.P.C.A., 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.
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