Dennis L. Nesta of Rocky Hill, passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Hollywood, FL. While visiting his son. Born in Hartford on June 4, 1952, he was the son of the late Dominick and Victoria (D’Aprile) Nesta. After graduating Bulkeley High Scholl, he attended Southern Connecticut State University, earning a BS in Political Science. Dennis was a devoted employee of the Ct. Department of Social Services for 41 years. He was an avid horse racing fan and read over 100 books a year. Dennis is survived by his children, Victoria Miller and her husband Ryan of Berlin, CT, Dennis Nesta and his wife Olga of Miami, FL, and Nicole Nesta of San Diego, CA. He also leaves his brother Gregory Nesta of Wethersfield and sister Veronica Garnett of Glastonbury as well as his four-legged grandchildren, Hailey and Basil. Friends may call from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Friday June 1, 2018 at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Rd, Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Dennis’ life will follow at 12:00 in the Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect St., Wethersfield. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Ave, Hartford. To extend online condolences, or for further information, please visit Farleysullivan.com.