Salvatore Ventura, 74, husband of Rosetta Ventura, died on Thursday, September 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Celico, Cosenza Italy on December 10, 1942, he was the son of the late Agostino and Laurina Ventura. He had resided in Meriden for most of his life. Mr. Ventura was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. He loved soccer and gardening, but most of all spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Laura Baur and her husband Scott and Pina Gdovin and her husband Richard Jr.; three grandchildren, Alessia Campanaro, Alexander Gialelis and Demry Gdovin; three step-grandchildren, Anthony and Kristy Baur and Derrick Gdovin and two sisters, Silvana Granata and her husband Franco and Elena Curcio and her husband Renato. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be held on Monday, October 2nd at 9:15 am from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden and at 10 am at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for a Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery Mausoleum. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, October 1st from 1 to 4 pm.