Here we Remember our Riders who have left this Earth.
Dennis Benedict Smar
September 08, 1947 - August 29, 2018
Dennis Benedict Smar, age 70, of Berlin, MD passed away August 29, 2018 at PRMC in Salisbury, MD.
Dennis was born in Hazleton, PA, son of the late Benedict and Rose Smar. He is survived by his wife Kelly Leaberry Smar, two step children Nicholas Steven Douglas and Danielle Ann Douglas, with longtime boyfriend Bobby Patterson, brother Benedict, sister Beverly Bergeron and husband David and 3 nieces, Danielle and Elizabeth Bergeron and Jennifer Sawiniski, and longtime friend Colleen Hacker and many loving friends.
Dennis served proudly in the US Army with an honorable discharge. He was a sergeant with the Lower Salford Police Department and part of the K-9 Division. Dennis opened a Commercial Kennel for boarding, grooming and training in Pennsylvania and conducted personal protection training for the K-9 units. In this position, Dennis was also a member of the U.S. Schultzhund Club which involved training and competing German Shepherds in World Championships, Dennis was an accomplished pilot and volunteered his service to patients who required special hospital care along the East Coast.
He also worked as Airport manager for Pentridge Airport in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. Dennis moved to Ocean City, MD and opened a pet crematory and worked as a forensic and private investigator. Dennis loved music and playing drums. He played in multiple bands in Pennsylvania and Maryland. One being his favorite, The Debbie Caldwell Band. He loved hanging with friends, hunting, fishing, golfing and riding his Harley. Dennis enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, September 9th at Trader Lee’s House of Rock at 2pm. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.
9748 Stephen Decatur Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842