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Kenneth Dispenza Sr.

By T.J. Woodward

Kenneth Dispenza Sr., 65, of Marathon, FL.  passed away Wednesday January 14, 2015 on his father’s birthday. He was born June 25, 1949 in ­­­­Batavia to the late Frank G. Dispenza and Jennie (Pontillo) Dispenza of Batavia.

Ken enjoyed riding his Harley, golfing, and watching old time TV shows, wrestling and listening to music of all genres. He was an accomplished Tattoo Artist in Batavia and Florida. Ken enjoyed living in the Keys and adapted to its no hustle serene boating atmosphere. He will be missed by all those who knew him, especially his grandchildren as he was a big part of his their lives as they were growing up. To thine own self be true- and he was.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife Joan (Jasinski) Dispenza of Batavia; 2 sons Kenneth Dispenza Jr. of Key West, FL. and Joseph (Tammy Romaine) Dispenza of Batavia; brothers Frank (Prudance) Dispenza of Miami, FL. and Michael Dispenza of Treasure Island, FL. and 2 grandchildren Joseph Jr. and Marissa Dispenza of Batavia.

Family and friends are invited to call from 5-8 PM Wednesday January 21, 2015 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday January 22, 2015 at Ascension Parish 15 Sumner Street Batavia, New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family. To leave a message of condolence please visit or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


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