August 3, 1938 ~ August 26, 2009
Rochester: Wednesday, August 26, 2009. Predeceased by his daughter, Kristine Ventura. Survived by his loving wife, Bette Doyle Ventura; children, Donna Sillato, Joe Jr. (Jennifer) Ventura, Anthony Ventura, Kim (Rich) Neuland; brother, Harold (Virginia) Ventura; sisters, Betty Arnone, Marianne Marcinkowski; 10 grandchildren; lifelong friend, Kathy Hendrix (Bunny Foo Foo); several nieces, nephews and cousins. No prior calling. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday 10:00 AM in the chapel of Vay-Schleich and Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in his memory.