Denis A. Ide, 81 of Tunkhannock died Tuesday November 24th at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years Jean A. Sabatino Ide. He was born in Kingston, Pa on August 28, 1934 son of the late Donovan A. and Eleanor Sowerby Ide. Denis was a graduate of the Tunkhannock High School and retired from Commonwealth Telephone Company after 48 years of service and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers A member to Tunkhannock Masonic lodge #248 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Keystone Consistory, Bloomsburg Chapter and the Irem Temple Shrine. He enjoyed collecting vintage cars, and was always looking for a friendly conversation. He also enjoyed taking walks with his faithful companion, his dog Meg. He was preceded in in death by an infant son Christopher Ide. Surviving is a son David and daughters Donna and husband Mitch Clemens and Suzanne Ide all of Tunkhannock, grandchildren Samantha, Joshua, Nicholas and Jessica Ide and Daniel Clemens. Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery.. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart 1112 Clay Ave. Scranton, PA. For on line condolences please visit www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.