Dennis E. Halvorsen, Sr., 71, passed away February 2, 2013 at home. He was the beloved husband of Cecile M. (Bianco) Halvorsen.
He was a son of the late Ernest O. and Elizabeth M. (Seifert) Halvorsen, Jr. He served in the United States Navy on the USS Wasp during the Cuban Missile Crisis and also on three Gemini space capsule recoveries. He was a retired mail carrier for the US Postal Service.
Dennis was the loving father of Dennis E. Halvorsen, Jr. and his wife, Donna, and the late Mark J. Halvorsen; grandfather of Katelyn Guinn and her husband, Michael, Shayna, Brandon and Brittany Halvorsen; great-grandfather of Sophia Guinn. He is also survived by a sister Carol Shell and her husband Joe, and a brother Ernest Halvorsen and his wife JoAnn, all of Chicago, Illinois.
His funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.