Dennis Michael Bacchetti passed away on July 1, 2018 in Modesto, CA at the age of 71. He was born on January 17, 1947 to parents, Angelo and Francis Bacchetti. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and partner Don Moss with whom he co-owned Don’s Wharf in Turlock. Dennis is survived by many dear friends and his loyal long-time friend and ranch hand, Tony.
Dennis graduated from Modesto High School in 1965 and went on to earn two degrees from Stanislaus State University. He was very active in the drama department and did stage design and was stage manager for several productions.
Dennis spent many years volunteering and fundraising for various organizations. He was an amazing cook, loved his weekly movie night, and loved to shop, especially for antiques. He dedicated the last several years of his life to the Antique Warehouse and was highly respected in the antique community. He was truly loved and will be very deeply missed.
Franklin & Downs Funeral Home is honored to be serving the friends of Dennis Bacchetti. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at McHenry Museum, 1402 I St., Modesto, Ca. The Antique Warehouse will be closed in honor of Dennis on Thursday, July 19th.