Dennis J. Sr, age 72, died peacefully, at his home Monday, July 22 with his wife, Joan (Niewahner), of 52 years and entire family by his side. Denny was retired 20 years as general manager of American Airlines. He is survived by brothers, Dr. John (Margaret) Halpin of Palm Beach Garden, FL and Dr. Michael (Peggy) Halpin of Union as well as sisters, Joan (Joseph) McClure of Union and Madonna (Kenneth) Cobb of Florence. He will forever be lovingly remembered by his children Denise (Marc) Bernhard of Ft. Wright, Dennis Jr. (Jen) of Walton, Debbie (Danny) Sullivan of Villa Hills and Deron Halpin of Crescent Springs. His greatest joy in his life were his ten grandchildren, Ashley (Halpin) Skolnick, Amanda Halpin, JB Bernhard, Kindsey Bernhard, Meagan Sullivan, Hannah Sullivan, Pashia Halpin, Paige Halpin, Grace Bernhard and Daniel Sullivan. He is preceded in death by his parents, John W. Halpin and Margaret (Vitt) Halpin as well as brothers, Timothy and Patrick and sister, Mary Ann (Higgins) and her husband Mike. He was an active member of St. Joseph Church (Crescent Springs); particularly in the Holy Name Society, as well as a race horse owner and enthusiast. Denny will be missed by his family, friends and poker buddies. Services will be held on Friday, July 26, 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church. In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to Covington Catholic High School or the American Cancer Society. Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, Newport serving the family.