Dale H. Wentzel, 85, of Yarmouth Port passed away peacefully on March 6 with his wife, Maryanne Desmarais and dear friends, Jackie and Bob Petrie, by his side.
Dale was the beloved husband of Maryanne Desmarais.
He is survived by his son, Dale Jr. and his wife, Johnna Wentzel, of Englewood, Fla.; his son, Mark and his wife, Suraiwan Wentzel, of Brandon, Fla.; his daughter, Wendy Beth and her husband, Daniel Greenberg, of Bristol, Conn.; his six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Castiglione and wife, Marilyn, of Sarasota, Fla., and was predeceased by his brother, Jack and first wife, Joan. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and dearest of family friends, Noi Sriwanblen and son, Jonathon.
Dale grew up in Greenwich, Conn. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University and Master of Science degree and Professional Diploma in education from the University of Bridgeport. Dale was an educator for much of his life. He started as a teacher, then became a principal and ultimately became an Assistant Superintendent in Bristol. He retired in 1986 and became the Vice President of Ferraro Enterprises in Bristol until 2006.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Dale’s life. On Friday, March 9, visitation will be held at Doane, Beal and Ames Funeral Home in West Harwich from 8 to 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Trinity Church in West Harwich at 10 a.m. immediately following. Burial will be held in Bristol at the convenience of the family.