E. Pierre Dispennette
Virginia Beach – E. Pierre Dispennette, 80, passed away September 22, 2008. Born in California, he was the son of the late Stewart and Camille Dispennette.
Pierre retired as a Master Chief from the U.S. Navy after 32 years of dedicated service. He later retired from Q.E.D. He was a member of Church of the Ascension Catholic Church, a lifelong member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans and of the U.S Submarine Veterans of WWII, and of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 20.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 59 years, Betty Dispennette; five children, Mike Dispennette and his wife Vicki of Hendersonville, NC, Bob Dispennette and his wife Kathy of Apex, NC, Jan Dispennette of Hendersonville, NC, John Dispennette and his wife Colleen of Charlotte, NC, and Lisa Covey of Virginia Beach; fourteen grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Dispennette.
The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to Heartland Hospice for the excellent care extended to their husband and father.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 12 noon Friday, September 26, 2008, at the Church of the Ascension Catholic Church, 4853 Princess Anne Rd in Virginia Beach with Father James Parke officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations may me made to the American Red Cross, D.A.V Chapter 20, or to the Dolphins Scholarship Fund. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com.