Mrs. Shirley Ann Venatori, 79, passed away on Sept. 22, 2017, at MidState Medical Center.
She was born in Bristol, the daughter of the late Edgardo and Esterina (Buffalini) Venatori.
She was a graduate of St. Anthony High School and St. Joseph College, West Hartford, and worked for several years as a teacher in the Catholic school system.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Ann Freney (Tom), Nalde Venatori; and brother, Louis Venatori (Lynn).
She is survived by her niece, Patricia Venatori Gilmer (Larry) of Charlotte, N.C. and her nephew, Kevin Freney of Vernon.
The family would like to thank the staff of Silver Springs Care Center for their many years of loving care for Shirley, especially Sue Schmidt and Regina Estrada. They also thank her Conservator, Natasha Haims for her longtime service and kindness.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Church. Private burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St. Bristol.