CLOVER, S.C. - Dean Foster Venezia, fondly known as "Miss Dean" died March 13, 2013.
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The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, 209 N. Main Street, Clover, S.C.
Mrs. Venezia was born Jan. 29, 1942, in China Grove, to the late James and Mildred Foster and grew up in Clover, S.C.
She retired from the Clover School District after 22 years and enjoyed driving the school bus and helping with the special needs children. Her favorite pastime was taking care of her pets and collecting Elvis memorabilia.
She was preceded in death by a son, Nicholas Venezia and a sister, Shirley Moss.
Survivors are her loving husband of 48 years Joseph Venezia "Shu-Shu", daughter Deanna Venezia and fiancé Les Averitt of Gastonia, NC; son Lawrence Venezia and wife Traci of Clover, SC; and grandchildren that were the light of her life, Gracelyn Averitt, Melia Venezia, and Chaztin Venezia.
M. L. Ford & Sons of Clover is serving the family of Mrs. Venezia.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mlfordsons.com.
M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 North Main Street
Clover, SC 29710
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 15, 2013