Dennis W. Panek of Pawling, NY, formerly of Manhattan passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the age of 70. He was born in Yonkers, NY on June 18, 1952, the son of Walter J. and Marie (Figler) Panek.
Dennis earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Art at the Philadelphia College of Art. He was a self- employed illustrator whose work has been included in several children’s books.
Dennis is survived by his brother, Scott of Mahopac and his nieces, Christine, Beth Ann and Amanda. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brother, Guy, his sister, Joyce Bonanno and sister-in-law, Deborah Panek.
Visiting will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 4-6 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home where a Prayer Service will take place at 5:30 pm. Private cremation services will follow.