Irene Venturini

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 23, 2021

Irene Venturini, age 87 of White Oak and beloved wife, mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend passed away at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 22, 2021.  Irene was born on December 15, 1933 in McKeesport and was the youngest child of the late Joseph and Anna (Masley) Morosko.  A member of Mary, Mother of God Parish - St. Angela Merici Church in White Oak, Irene, or "Gumby" and she was known by her loving grand and great-grandchildren, will be missed for many things, not least of all her cooking. Her specialties included stuffed cabbages, pierogies, chicken soup and her famous chocolate cake with cream frosting.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson Matthew Venturini  and her siblings: Ann Benjamin, John and Joe Morosko, Mary Douglas, Helen Stovar, Michael and Pete Morosko.  Irene is survived by her husband of 67 years Ciro J. Venturini.  Irene and Ciro met at a polka dance at St. Mary’s in McKeesport and have been together since then. They travelled the world, enjoying trips to Las Vegas, throughout Europe and her homeland Slovakia.  She is also survived by her children Peter J. (Sandi) Venturini, Perry M. (Donna) Venturini, and Denise (Keith) Byers; her grandchildren Jenna (Bill) Bernabe, Dominic and Meghan Venturini, Chelsie (James) Boldry, and Peter C. Venturini; her great-grandchildren Giovanni Ash, Kiernan, Luca, Samantha, Gino, Mia, Lena, Willow and Flora June and also many nieces and nephews.  She will be deeply missed.

Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Sunday, July 25, 2021 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM.  A Blessing will be held at the funeral home on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 10 AM.  Procession and burial will follow to Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. 

Originally published July 23, 2021.

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