Catherine Anne (Barry) Venezia

MERIDEN - Catherine Anne (Barry) Venezia, 80, passed on Saturday, April 5, 2014 after a lengthy illness. She was born on August 3, 1933, a daughter of the late Clement and Sarah Lovell Barry. Catherine was retired from Airpax in Cheshire.

She is survived by her loving family: Her daughter, Linda A. Staines; and her two sons, Raymond M. Venezia and Robert B. Venezia. She also leaves behind her sister, Margaret M. Barry; and her grandchildren, Christopher Staines, Richard Staines, James Venezia, Steffanie Venezia, and Robert R. Venezia II. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert R. Venezia.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 9 at 10 a.m. at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden, with the Rev. Edward Ziemnicki officiating. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to a . The family wishes to thank all of her doctors and the staff at Midstate Medical Center's emergency room and Pavilion C for the care she received.

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Funeral Home

John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
88 East Main Street Meriden, CT 06450

Published in The Record-Journal on Apr. 7, 2014