Denis F. Tevlin

Denis F. Tevlin

September 27th, 1950 May 5th, 2020

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Obituary for Denis F. Tevlin

TEVLIN, Denis F., of Arlington, formerly of Cambridge, where he was proudly born and raised, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2020 at the age of 69. Beloved son of the late Joseph Tevlin and Mary (Dempsey). Loving father of Erin M. Tevlin of Everett, Matthew B. Tevlin of Cambridge, and Sherman F. Higgins of Cambridge . Proud ‘Buddy (Grandpa)’ of Matthew Biron Tevlin, Jr, Niele Lee Tevlin, and Elliot Joseph Tevlin. Dear brother of Sean Tevlin of Medford, and late sister Kathleen Tevlin of Cambridge. Former husband of Janet (Biron) Tevlin of Cambridge. Denis was a retired Firefighter for the City of Cambridge, and a late Vietnam Army Veteran. He proudly served his community and his country. He will be missed by all of those who knew him. Arrangements will be in the care of the Keefe Funeral Homes, Arlington & Cambridge. Due to the current precautions surrounding COVID-19 all arrangements are currently Private. A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date at Cambridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Denis’ memory may be made to: The Wounded Warrior Project.

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    Cambridge Cemetery
    76 Coolidge Avenue
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
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    A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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Scott Sminkey

I knew Denis when he would stop by Janet's (I'm her tenant downstairs) and we'd chat for a while. I remember most his soft-spoken kindness, warm smile, and how much he loved visiting with his grandkids. Erin and Matt, my heart goes out to you for your tremendous loss of a good man. Love, Scott
Comment | Posted at 08:15pm via Condolence

Neil Casey

He helped me immeasurably by his being in our group of friends. My sympathy.
Neil Casey
Comment | Posted at 06:06pm via Condolence

Bill Burton

Sean so very sorry to hear of your loss. I remember your brother Denis growing up always
with a smile on his face, and nobody enjoyed The Beach Boys music more than Denis.
Our Condolences Sean to you and your Family. R.I.P. 🙏 Denis until we meet again.
Bill & Kathy Burton
Comment | Posted at 04:04pm via Condolence

Tony Nunes

Denis was a great man and a great friend. We were good buddies throughout high school and beyond. Years passed, our friendship didn't. I feel a bit of peace with his passing knowing that in the past year we rekindled our friendship and got together, reminiscing and laughing at old times and catching up on what's happening presently in our lives. He had a kind soul, a brave spirit, and a warm heart. I will miss my old friend sorely. Rest in Peace, Denis
Comment | Posted at 12:00am via Condolence

Linda higgins

We are so so sad knowing we will not be able to get together or text or hear your voice again
You were the best friend anyone could ever have
Gentle kind sweet caring loyal guy
Always there to help a friend in need
Always a kind word to say about everyone
You will forever be in our prayers and hearts
Photos and memories will keep you close always
Rest In Peace Bird
Love and friends woody and linda
Comment | Posted at 08:04pm via Condolence

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