December 23, 1923 - March 16, 2014
Ralph Venezia, 90, of Norwalk, husband of Antoinette DeMassa Venezia, died Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Norwalk Hospital.
He was born December 23, 1923 in Santo Angelo, Avellino, Italy. Prior to retirement, Mr. Venezia had been a supervisor with Swank, Inc. An avid gardener, he was adept at wine making and loved bocce ball. He also enjoyed his association with the Norwalk V. F. W.
Ralph’s greeting for all holidays was “ happ-east ” and his New Years wish “ pin-u-ears! ”, will fondly be remembered by his family.
In addition to his wife Antoinette he is survived by three sisters; Vingenza and Sister Gemma, both of Italy, and Carmela, of Argentina, several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Friday morning at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, from 8:30 A.M. until 9:30 A. M., when a procession will leave for St. Matthew Church and the celebration of a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.
The family would appreciate contributions to St. Matthew Parish, 216 Scribner Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854.