Kenneth J. Vendette Jr.

Kenneth James Vendette Jr., 39, of Dunkirk was taken unexpectedly Tuesday (Feb. 12, 2013) at his home.

He was born May 29, 1973 in Dunkirk, NY, the son of Kenneth James Vendette Sr. and Toni Lee Castiglia.

A musician, music producer, songwriter and per-former, Kenneth was known throughout the country as a talented musician. He had attended Fredonia State University for four years.

Very quietly, Ken acquired multiple true friends and the most special, quality acquaintances. He was easy to love and respect.

He did similar things for all of us in his family which included Mrs. Mary Vendette, Toni Lee, Kenneth and Cheryl Vendette; friends Angela and Hannah, Kevin Vendette, Chance and Nicole Vendette Supko, Michael and Patricia Vendette, Jennifer Van Valkenburg and Family, Tim and Linda Vendette and Family; dear aunts and uncles Anthony Militello, Julia Militello, Daniel Militello, Laura, Wendy and their families.

Funeral services will be held Saturday evening at 8 o’clock at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. The Rev. Joseph Zalacca will officiate. Cal-ling hours will be held Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.