Robert D. Venturini, 65, of Gilpin Twp., PA, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 in his residence.
A son of the late Robert J. Venturini and Marlene (Sappe) Venturini, he was born September 20, 1953 in Natrona Heights, PA.
Robert was a 1971 graduate of Leechburg High School. For 33 years, he was employed as a steel roller by Allegheny Ludlum in West Leechburg and Vandergrift until his retirement in 2008. He was a member of Christ the King Parish in Gilpin Twp. Robert was an avid gardener who enjoyed hunting and woodworking.
Survivors include his mother of Leechburg; his three sons: Brian D. Venturini (Traci) of West Leechburg, Matthew R. Venturini (Ronnie) of Parks Twp., and Jeremy D. Venturini (Stacy) of Butler; three grandchildren: Auvi Aunna, Emily and Madison P. Venturini; three brothers: Rodney Venturini (Elaine) of West Leechburg, David Venturini (Jeanne) of Apollo, and Daniel J. Venturini Sr. of Leechburg; a sister, Tina Rapacchietta (David) of Leechburg; two nephews and a niece, Daniel J. Venturini Jr. of Spring Church, Vincent Rapacchietta of Leechburg, and Olivia Rapacchietta of Leechburg.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Debbie R. (Richards) Venturini in November 2012.
Friends welcomed by his family on Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 2-6 PM at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051). Parting Prayers of Transfer will be held at 10 AM on Monday, Dec. 31, at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at Christ the King Parish, 125 Park Road, Gilpin Twp., with the Rev. James H. Loew, O.S.B. officiating. Interment following at Greenwood Memorial Park, 104 Melwood Rd., Gilpin Twp.
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