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Dennis Neil Gooch was born on 21st November 1942 to parents Minnie and Charles. He died on 30th October 2023.

He was a twin, and his brother Lance was first born on 19th November then Dennis two days later 21st November! They lived and grew up in Beehive Lane, Chelmsford.

When Dennis left School he briefly  worked for Prudential before joining Marconi‚Äôs where he stayed his whole life.

Dennis travelled the world for Marconi installing Mobile Communications equipment in over 40 different countries. When he was nearing retirement he worked for GEC in Great Baddow. He was a Marconi Veteran and received his gold watch for his services.

Dennis met Anne at Sandon Youth club and they got married in 1968. They had three daughters, Tracy, Katrina and Rebecca. They also share 5 grandchildren.

Dennis was also a regular at a Friday lunch time pub meeting with a number of his ex-Marconi colleagues.