Dale Lee Dement
February 6, 1938 – October 10, 2013
Dale Lee Dement, 75, of North Beach, MD passed away October 10, 2013 at his residence. He was born February 6, 1938 in Washington, D.C. to Thomas William and Lena Mae (Thornton) Dement. Dale was raised in Washington and attended Hine Junior High School and graduated from Eastern High School. He was employed by PEPCO and later made his career as a sheet metal mechanic with the Washington, D.C. Sheet Metal Workers Local 100. After retirement, he worked part-time for the Calverton School as a bus driver, a job he loved. He married Dana Swift on January 9, 1965. A resident of North Beach for over 50 years, Dale was a member of Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County, and the Old Crow Hunt Club in Chesapeake Beach. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Thomas E. Dement and a sister Rose A. Smith. He is survived by his wife Dana Dement, daughters Beth Ann Dement of Prince Frederick and Mary Katherine Krenkel and husband Mike of Dunkirk, a step-daughter Collene Miller and husband James of Brandon, FL, step-sons Daniel Swift and wife Sylvia of Austin, TX and Brian Swift and wife Jennifer of Roebuck, SC, grandsons Michael and Matthew Krenkel and six step-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother Richard Dement and wife Kathleen of Solomons, a half-brother Robert Gilmore of Silver Spring, and nieces Vicki, Virginia, Linda, Carol and Deborah.
Sunday, November 17, 2013