Marguerite Venneri


Marguerite Venneri

April 26, 1926 - March 9, 2010

Marguerite M. Venneri, died March 9, 2010, after a brief hospitalization. She was born in Walla Walla on April 26, 1926.

She graduated from St. Vincents Academy in 1938 in Walla Walla. She married David Venneri on June 30, 1949. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, and St. Anne's Altar Society. She was employed by Baker Boyer Bank in various bank positions for 40 years, especially founding bank manager for Baker Boyer Bank Plaza Way branch. She loved to cook and bake for friends and family.

Preceded in death by her parents, Dominici Martuscelli and Josephine Martuscelli.

Marguerite is survived by her husband, David Venneri, children, the Rev. Michael Venneri, Fred Venneri and Elizabeth Coke; and granddaughter Kelsey Coke. Other survivors include sisters Marie Fazzari and Roseann Loiacono; brothers Dominic Martuscelli and Lewis Martuscelli; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Church; DeSales Catholic High School; Morning Star; Boys Ranch Foundation through the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home.

Vigil service will be Sunday, March 14, 2010, at 3 p.m. at Herring Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, March 15, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Church.


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