Obituary of Ken Wayne LaGasse
Mr. Ken Wayne LaGasse “Swizzle”, 39, of Utica passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Oneida Healthcare Hospital with his loving companion Christina Williams at his side.
Ken was born in Utica on November 27, 1982, the son of the late Kent W. Gray and the former Belinda McCain. Ken was raised and educated in Utica. It was at a young age he met the love of his life Christina Williams and have been together for the last 18 years. They shared a home and brought their children up together. He loved the food industry, he served as the manager for Little Romas, several years. His last employment was a parts specialist at Auto Zone in New Hartford.
Swizzle was the life of any party between the music and the dancing he was in the middle of it all. He was a Yankees, 49ers enthusiast and gaming on his PS4. He loved being Mr. Fix-it for his family and friends and the backbone of support for all who know him. Ken and Christina’s collection of Halloween memorabilia was endless and filled his home. He cherished his walks with his K-9 companion Puppers (Nirvana), his mimicking rabbit Mrs. Pebbles and enjoyed his felines Biffles and Little One. Swizzle will be greatly missed by all that know him.
Ken is survived by his beloved Christina Williams, his mother Belinda LaGasse, his loving children Ethan, Dante, Isabella LaGasse, Ry Williams and his fiancé Brianna Kolupa, Tyler Williams, all of Utica, sister Stephanie LaGasse and the love of her life Justin Mosher, Yorkville, two brothers Wayne McCain, Utica, John LaGassse, Jr., Floyd, NY., nephews Kyle Quinn, Justin Mosher, Jr., nieces Shayla Spina, Camryn Mosher and his very special friends Jerry Santy, David Scott and Rick True. Ken and Christina were expecting their first grandchild In February a girl that they were very much looking forward to. He is predeceased by his father Kent W. Gray and a close friend Tony Campanaro.
Visitation for family and friends is Monday, October 24, 2022, from 11am-1pm at the Heintz Funeral Services, Inc., 1517 Whitesboro Street, NY. 13502 followed by a prayer service at 1:00 pm at the conclusion of visitation.
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