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Dennis James Farina

December 8, 1955 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 65)

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Dennis James Farina, 65, of Ashtabula Twp, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday evening, April 17th, 2021. He was born in Beaver Falls, PA on December 8th, 1955 to the late Warren and Helen (Robinson) Farina. Dennis later married Nina Binns on August 24th, 2015.

He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and was a member of the Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity. Dennis later earned his Master’s Degree in Psychology from Kent State University. Dennis served as a drug and alcohol counselor at Glenbeigh Hospital in Rock Creek for 20 years. He also worked as a pharmacist for Rite Aid for many years before leaving for a position at Discount Drug Mart.

Dennis loved spending his personal time with his daughters and grandchildren. He was also a diehard Pittsburgh ‘any sports team’ fan. One of Dennis’ final wishes was to see Big Ben throw one more touchdown pass.

Dennis will be greatly missed by: his loving wife, Nina; children, Jessica Pocci (Dan), Alayna, and Liliana; grandchildren, Michael and Emma Pocci; brothers, Dick Farina ; sisters, Donna Ramsey, Darlene Farina; and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD FROM 1-6 P.M, SATURDAY, MAY 8TH, 2021 AT GIDDINGS PARK, SOUTH MARKET ST., JEFFERSON, OH 44047. Arrangements have been entrusted to Best Funeral Home, 15809 Madison Rd. Middlefield, OH 44062. 440-632-0818. Online condolences may be sent at

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A Celebration of Life
May 8, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Giddings Park
South Market St
Jefferson, OH 44047
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