November 25, 1913 ~ June 9, 2006
Anne V. Venditto died at Connecticut Hospice in Branford on Friday, June 9, 2006, having suffered a massive stroke on June 6. Born in Ansonia on November 25, 1913, to Thomas L. and Anna Glynn Valance, Anne moved to New Haven in 1939 upon her marriage to her late husband, Anthony Venditto. She had been an active parishioner of St. Peter Parish in New Haven for thirty years before moving to West Haven in 1969. Until her retirement in 1985, Mrs. Venditto was employed by the New Haven Health Department as an audiologist for the city's public and parochial school children. Mrs. Venditto was an active member of the Third Order of St. Dominic, St. Mary's Chapter, and was, for many years, an active member of the New Haven Council of Catholic Women. In addition, she was a member of the West Haven Garden Club and the West Haven Women's Club. Of greatest importance to her during her life were her religious faith and her family. She is survived by her daughters, Joan E. Venditto, with whom she resided, of West Haven and Lois V. Simpson, and by her son-in-law Martin L. Simpson and her granddaughter, Lesley A. Simpson, all of New Orleans, and by nephews, Nikos, James, Daniel, John and Stephen Valance, and a niece, Pamela Gooch. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Thomas J. Valance, and sisters Elizabeth Toohey, Josephine Sokolowski, Helen McCabe and Mary Valance. Funeral leaving BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR Funeral Home, 410 Campbell Ave. at Court St., West Haven on Friday, June 16, 2006 at 9:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Lawrence Church, West Haven at 10 AM. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Interment in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. Memorial Contributions may be made in Anne's memory to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.