Patricia A. Ventura

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Greece: Friday, December 22, 2017 at age 53. Predeceased by her mother, Jasmine; nephew, Hunter; father-in-law, Chester. Survived by her father, James Fantone; husband, Richard; daughters, Erica (James) Turk; Nicole (fiance, Tim Gendimenico) Ventura; sisters, Paula Fantone & Pamela (Richard) Cerone; mother-in-law, Sharon Ventura; brothers-in-law, Bob (Corrine), Steve (Linda); sisters-in-law, Lisa (Jim) Kinzer, Michelle (Chris) Power; many nieces, nephews, cousins; many dear friends. Patricia always put everyone before her and was a very giving person. She lived life to the fullest and was the “life of the party”. She was loved by all and will be deeply missed. Patricia’s visitation will be held Thursday (TODAY) December 28th 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, December 29th 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, 2400 W. Ridge Rd. Entombment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit

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  1. Dearest Patty,
    You will be missed by all. You touched so many lives.
    Deepest condolences to your extended family.
    Jill & Craig Flanegan

  2. Our deepest condolences for this incredible loss. Patti was always so kind and sweet to us. She will be deeply missed.

  3. Rest In Peace my friend. I love you and will always miss you. No one loved life or family more than you! You brought joy an laughter to everyone who ever knew.

  4. Ricky please know how deeply sorry I am that I cannot be with you at this time. My heart hurts for you and your girls. We had such a fun time not so long ago. Patti was one of a kind, loving, and a wonderful person. Please know I will be thinking of you all sending hugs and prayers your way. Please keep in touch I’m a phone call away and anytime you need to talk just give us a call. Cherish your memories until you meet again. You have your very own angel watching over all of you. Rest in peace Patti you truly will be missed.

  5. We are so sorry for your lost. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God help you all to find peace in the memories she has left you all with.

  6. Dear Cousin Rick and family,
    Like everyone, we were stunned to hear the heartbreaking news. So glad we had a chance to meet Patti at Johnny’s wedding last year. David and I send our love and prayers to you all. ❤️❤️

  7. Dear Rick, My heart has been breaking for the loss of your wife and girls’ mother — Patti — the most extraordinary, loving and caring woman. Our deepest sympathy and prayers. With love,

  8. Dearest Paula and Family, I am taken aback at your loss!
    Patti lived life with aplomb. Her effervescent personality was ever present in that twinkle in her eye. She was a woman who lived her life fully with love and humor. May God bless you all during this time of sadness and may the memories she created live on through time and sustain you always. My love is extended to each and everyone of you.

  9. Erica and Jim… You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you love and praying for strength.

  10. Jim, Paula and Pam we are so very sorry for your loss. We have so many fond memories of spending time with the Fantone family. We are sending hugs, love and prayers to all of you.

  11. Patti was filled with so much love, especially for her family; Rick, and daughters Erica and Coli. My deepest of sympathies in this time of tragic loss. May God, loved ones and friends give you the strength needed.

  12. Paula, Pam & Rick:
    There are no words that can truly help right now, but know that Marcia and I send our thoughts and prayers to you and your families.

  13. Rick and girls we are so sorry for your loss. Patty was a fun and happy person. She will be missed so much and Christmas will never be the same without you.

  14. Rick, Erika (James), Coli (Tim), and Family,
    Since learning of your profound loss, we’ve been sharing fond memories of Patti with each other, bringing us smiles, even chuckles. Patti’s positive energy was amazing. We feel truly blessed to have known her. Sending our heartfelt love and prayers your way at this most difficult time.

  15. This comes as a very sad loss here at work, we will miss your laughter and friendly way to make others happy. You will be missed by many in your life especially Rick and your daughters my heart goes out to them

    Marilyn Coleman/Rochester,

  16. To Fantone/Ventura Family
    I have so many fond memories of Patti. She had a special way of making you feel welcome in her house.
    She will be remembered forever!

  17. To the Ventura and Fantone Families. Very sorry about Patty. She was loved by everyone and will be missed very much.She was a wonderful friend who always put a smile on your face and had a gift like no other to make you laugh. She was a joy to work with at Dominics many years ago. God Bless her and all of you. xo Miss you Patty love you. Your family at Mr. Dominics. xo

  18. To the Ventura and Fantone family I am so very sorry for your loss. Patti was beautiful inside and out. God bless you all Fly high Patti till we meet again

  19. Rick I’m sorry for your loss saying a prayer for you and rest of your family words can’t describe how I feel for you sorry my friend

  20. Paula, Pam, Rick, Jim and the entire Fantone/Venture family. I just heard the news today from a long time friend and I am so sorry to here of Patti’s passing. Although its been many years since I last saw her, I have wonderful memories of her and your family growing up in the drum corp world. I pray for peace during this difficult time and may you draw closer to our Lord for comfort and understanding

  21. Rick, I have been thinking of you all week and praying for you and your family daily – that you would find comfort and peace through Christ who knows you and hears you.

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