In Memory of Dennis Banks
Dennis Banks passed on June 11th 2007, he was a great friend and a strong supporter of The American Society
for Scleroderma research, who will be missed.
Dennis was born in Bridgeport on October 30, 1947, loving son of Caterina Ingrassia Banks of
Bridgeport and the late George Banks, and he lived in Ansonia for over 28 years, coming from
Bridgeport. He is the beloved husband of 36 years to Judith Thomas Banks.
Beloved father of Brian Thomas Banks and his fiancÚ Karen Jaquith of Hamden, and Jaime Lynn Banks
of Myrtle Beach, SC. He is also survived by a sister, Linda LoSchiavo and her husband Joseph, and
several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends may greet the family at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth Street, Derby, on
Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. On Friday, friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10
AM at St. Augustine Church, 35 Washington Ave., Seymour. Burial with full military honors will
follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull.
At the request of the family, memorial contributions can be made to the Dennis Banks Cheshire HS Marching
Band and Color Guard Scholarship Fund, 40 Ridgecrest Dr., Cheshire, CT 06410, and to the American
Society For Scleroderma Research (ASFSR) in Honor of Joy LoSchiavo, 3333 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614.