Dennis M. Stewart

December 19, 1955 - May 15, 2023

12/19/1955 - 05/15/2023

Dennis M. Stewart, aged 67, of Virginia Beach, died peacefully at home on May 15, 2023.

Left to treasure his memory are his wife of 40 years, Tara Stewart, son, Matthew Stewart and sister, Paula (Rich) Studebaker. He was predeceased by his son, Brian Stewart. He also leaves behind his loving extended family.

He retired as a Network Technician II with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools Information Technology Dept. in April, 2023 after 22 years of service. His previous career was as a welder and heavy machinery mechanic where he honed his gift for fixing all things mechanical.

Dennis could frequently be found working on cars and computers or playing his many guitars, with the amp turned up to 11! His love of music knew no bounds and his friends were often recipients of music he thought they would enjoy.

His kindness and willingness to help others was known to many. This legacy was embodied by his sons. He was most proud of his role as a devoted husband and father and will be dearly missed.

Funeral services will be private. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. If desired, friends and family may make a memorial donation to an animal rescue organization of their choice.

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John DiSisto
5 months ago

Please accept my sincere condolences. I enjoyed working with Dennis over the years and thankful for his help and support. I’m glad he was able to visit a short while before his passing.

6 months ago

Tara and Matt, I am so sorry to hear that Dennis has passed away. I have many fond memories of “Sully” including the time he donned a Santa suit to surprise my grandsons when they were little guys. Please know that you’re in my prayers.

Diane Sell
6 months ago

Tara and Matt,
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart and love are with you both. Love you
Diane Sell

Deborah Streeter
6 months ago

My prayers and deepest sympathy for Tara, Matthew, and Paula.
Dennis was a friend, and a great co-worker for many years.

Caryl McBride
6 months ago

So very sorry for your loss. Dennis was always a great co-worker. May God’s grace be with all of you.

Sue Anglim
6 months ago

So very sorry to hear about Dennis. Such a peaceful soul. May you find peace in memories.

Curtis Burson
6 months ago

Many years ago we shared many good times. I should have kept in touch. He was such a good friend and a fine man.

Terese D Rushford
6 months ago

I am so very saddened to hear of Dennis’ passing, and I send my deepest condolences.
Day by day, we will let go of this loss, but we will never let go of our love.

Gail Fields
6 months ago

My condolences to Tara, Matthew and Paula. I am so sorry for your loss and I hope in time your hearts heal and his memories make you smile.

Patricia Poyer
6 months ago

Sending all my love to Matthew, Tara, and Paula in these heart-breaking times. I really loved getting to know Dennis through the years. Each new bit of information, a storied hobby or chuckle was a gift. I’m happy to make a donation to an animal rescue in his honor. To the years of love you guys shared together, may his memory be a blessing.