Dennis Owen (Dovid Yonah) Wayne, M.D.

Dennis Owen (Dovid Yonah) Wayne, M.D.


WAYNE: Dennis Owen (Dovid Yonah) Wayne, M.D., June 9, 2018. Beloved son of the late Jack (Meir Waksman) Wayne and Evelyn (Chavah) Wayne. Survived by wife Ursula, beloved children Jonathan, Aharon and Esther, dear sister Susan (Jerry) Holtzman, nephew Jason, niece Evelyn, as well as beloved cousins. He was an alumnus of Binghamton University and Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Wayne served as a commissioned Lieutenant Commander in the Public Health Service, as well as the Indian Health Service in Brigham City, Utah, and the Navajo reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico. Dr. Wayne was a clinical instructor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, St. Francis Medical Center Chief Geropsychiatric Services, psychiatrist at Jefferson Hospital, and Jefferson Behavioral Health. His last position was at NHS Human Services (Merakey). Dr. Wayne was loved by all who interacted with him. He cared for and cherished his patients, treating each specially. He formed meaningful relationships with his colleagues and co-workers, fostering mutual admiration. His life’s dedication was to his family, faith and community. He always sought to help others in humble and private ways. He gave charity with a warm smile and kind greeting. Although his life’s dream of living in Israel never came to fruition, he created lifelong bonds with many people there, and had the merit of being laid to rest in Eretz HaChaim Cemetery, Beit Shemesh, Israel.

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