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VENUTO, Ermine John
VENUTO - Ermine John Passed away at home in Phenix City, Alabama on August 26, 2018, after a long illness. He was born on February 12, 1948 in Niagara Falls. Erm graduated from Bishop Duffy High School in 1965. He was awarded an Associates degree in Forestry at Paul Smith's College, a B.A. in Forestry from North Carolina State and a Masters in Business from the University at Buffalo. Erm's work history included 40+ years with Mead Coated Board, from which he retired as Woodlands Manager. Erm had a passion for photography and NC State basketball. He was a Master Gardener and volunteered for numerous organizations. Erm was preceded in death by his parents, Erminio and Annette, along with the mother of his children, Linda Lee (Blaine) Venuto. Erm is survived by his wife Janice, son Alex (Lyn) Venuto of Valley, Alabama, daughter Bianca (Jason) Towler of Marietta, Georgia, step-children Curtis (Alexandria) Culpepper and Christie (Jimbo) Smith, both of Phenix City, Alabama, brothers Rocco (Ann) Venuto and Charlie Venuto, his sister, Colette Greene, grandchildren Elden, Althea, Mikey and Landry Kay, along with many loving family members and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2486 Grand Ave., Niagara Falls, NY. Donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association (225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601).