On Wednesday March 13 2013 at home with his family after a short illness borne with dignity and his ready smile. Aged 57 years. Adored and loving husband of Jennifer, and most loved dad of Greg and Larissa Marshall, and Keely and Hugh Taylor. Very proud granddad of Jessica and Alicia Marshall. Loved son of Noel (deceased) and Joy Marshall, and special brother of Carol, Derrick, Linda and Graham Farley, and Sally. Number 2 son (in-law) of Bill and Lucy Sidebottom, and loved brother-in-law of Susan and Adrian McRoberts, Martin and Christine Roberts, Julie Honeyfield and Grant Honeyfield. New friend of Tim. Unique uncle to his 3 nieces and 7 nephews. Dennis will be at home until Monday March 18. A celebration of Dennis’s life will take place at Ataahua, 644 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga on Tuesday March 19 at 1:30pm. No flowers by request please, in lieu of which donations to Waipuna Hospice would be appreciated.