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Rose Mary Venezia

June 8, 1929 — March 29, 2024

Indianapolis

Rose Mary Venezia, 94, of Indianapolis passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on March 29, 2024. Rose was born in Indianapolis, on June 8, 1929, to the late John & Nancy Peoni. Rose was a graduate of St. Mary Academy High School and went on to marry the love of her life, Angelo Venezia on September 9, 1951. Rose and Angelo were married for 62 years until his passing in 2013. Rose spent much of her younger years raising her children at home and could often be found helping in the family business as well, Venezia Brothers Wholesale Produce Company. Growing up behind the church, Rose was a lifelong parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church for over 80 years. Rose was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending quality time with her family and made sure that you felt important and special. She was very involved in her community and assisted in the office at Holy Rosary when needed. She loved to cook, garden and feed the entire neighborhood if they were hungry. She was kind, accepting of others, and giving. Rose was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Rose is survived by her children; Frank M. Venezia, Antoinette (Kurt) Layer, and John J. (Michelle) Venezia, grandchildren; Michael (Maddie)Venezia, Sophia Venezia, Alexa (Amos) Venezia, Erika (Kyle) Hayes, Evan Layer, and Elizabeth Layer, along with four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband; Angelo Venezia, brothers; Dominic, Pete, Zeke and Michael Peoni, and sisters; Lena Mills, Margaret Horning, and Virginia Kelly. 

Rose’s Life Celebration® visitation will be held at O’Riley – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 8:30am-9:45am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Friday, April 5, 2024, at 10:30am. The burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis.

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Friday, April 5, 2024

8:30 - 9:45 am (Eastern time)

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