Dennis M. Bauries of Marco Island, Florida died on September 28, 2021 at the age of 71. Dennis was the youngest of five children born on May 17, 1950 to Mildred (Zorie) and Edward Bauries in Queens, NY. His family moved to Levittown on Long Island in 1951 where he enjoyed his childhood. He graduated from Levittown Memorial High School in 1968 where he excelled in the sport of wrestling.
After graduation, Dennis became interested in the field of Real Estate and became a top notch salesman for the next few years. . When his brother opened a restaurant in Ludlow, Vt., Dennis jumped in and stayed in Vermont for two years to work with his brother to make that a successful venture. It was there that he married Michelle Rother, his school mate from Levittown, and they had one daughter, Paris. All though the marriage ended, they remained good friends.
In the late 1980’s Dennis moved to Marco Island, Florida and established a successful mortgage finance company until his retirement in 2007
Spending time with family was his favorite thing to do. He so enjoyed his three granddaughters, and a visit to Lloyd Harbor, Long Island by him brought laughter and joy to the girls. His favorite place to go w hen he wasn’t visiting his daughter, Dennis enjoyed traveling to Vermont and New Hampshire where his extended family lives. He delighted in making a meal for anyone that he was with. The family conversations were always about who made the best chicken, fish or beef recipe. But the best part was being with the family.
His quick wit and collector of information and facts, and his story telling was unique and always enjoyed by those around him. Dennis will be greatly missed by all, his daughter Paris and son-in-law Mike Pappas,of Long Island, his granddaughters, Andrianna, Alexandra and Callista, his sister, Patricia Brace of Delaware, his brothers, Robert (Patricia) of Florida, and Douglas of Long Island, a sister-in-law, Patricia Bauries of New Hampshire, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his mother, Mildred and father, Edward, and brother, Richard of New Hampshire.
Services will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Fuller Funeral Home, Naples, Fl. With burial at Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, Florida
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