Dennis Smith Obituary, Death – It is with profound sadness that we, the members of ACT Masters Squash, come together to remember and honor one of our own, Dennis Smith. On the 2nd of August 2023, aged 84 years, Dennis peacefully passed away, leaving behind a legacy of sportsmanship and camaraderie that will forever resonate within our hearts.
Dennis was a cherished member of ACT Masters Squash, dedicating several years of his life to the sport he loved. With remarkable skill and determination, he graced the courts, demonstrating his passion for squash with every swing of the racquet. His competitive spirit inspired many, and his sportsmanship served as a shining example for players both young and old. Beyond his impressive abilities as a squash player, Dennis was known for his warm heart and kind soul.
He was a true gentleman in every sense of the word, treating opponents, teammates, and fellow enthusiasts with respect and humility. Off the court, he was a friend, confidant, and mentor to many, always willing to offer support and guidance to those in need.
Dennis’s impact extended beyond the squash community; he left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing him. His presence brightened every gathering, and his infectious smile could lift the spirits of those around him. He built lasting friendships and touched the lives of countless individuals.
His retirement from the sport due to ill health was a loss to us all, but his contributions to ACT Masters Squash will forever be remembered. The memories of his remarkable talent and the joy he brought to the game will live on in the anecdotes and stories shared among his squash family. To honor Dennis Smith and bid him a fond farewell, a funeral service will be held at St Michael’s Catholic Church, Tyrell Circuit, Kaleen, on Monday, 7th August 2023, commencing at 10.00 am.
We invite all who knew him, both on and off the court, to join us in paying tribute to this remarkable man. In Dennis Smith’s memory, let us continue to embody the values he exemplified: sportsmanship, kindness, and the enduring love for the game of squash. May we cherish the memories he gifted us and carry his legacy forward, ensuring that his light continues to shine brightly within our squash community.