TYNGSBOROUGH - Dennis J. Lima, age 64, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at his home in Tyngsborough after a year long battle with cancer.He was the lovinghusband, best friend and soul mate of Nancy J. (Dundas) Lima with whom he would have celebrated their 44thwedding anniversary on September 17.
Dennis was born in Lowell on April 15, 1951, a son of the late John J. and Alice J. (Andrade) Lima. He was a resident of Tyngsborough for the past nine years and was formerly of Westford. He received his education and graduated from Lowell Trade School.
Prior to his illness,he was a finish carpenterand co-owner of D & D Constructionof Westford for forty years. Dennis was known for his great sense of humor, loved a good joke andalways madepeople laugh. He enjoyed golfing, loved music andwas an avid fan of the Boston sports teams. Most of all,spending timewith hisfamily,especially his grandchildren, meant everything to Dennis.
Besides his loving wife, Nancy,he is survived by his children, Michael J. Lima and his wife Sharon of Acton, and Jessica J. Pascal and her husband, Joseph of Acton; his six grandchildren, Sydney, Allison and William Pascal, and Benjamin, Isabel and Grace Lima; a brother, Frank Lima of Lowell; his father and mother-in-law, David and Rita Dundas of Westford;his brother-in-law and business partner of forty years, Dennis Dundas and his wife, Betz of Tyngsborough; two sisters-in-law, Kim Healy and her partner Mike Ingalls of Westford and Susan Welch and her husband Bradford of Nashua; also many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
ARRANGEMENTS- Family and friends may call at the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME, 57 N. Main St., WESTFORD, on Sunday, March 6 from 4 until 7pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 or online at www.curemeso.org or to the Circle Home Health and Hospice Care, 847 Rogers St., Lowell, MA 01852. To share your thoughts and memories of Dennis, please click the sign guestbook link.