Denise Ventresco 1952-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs
STRUTHERS – Denise Ventresco, 70, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, with her loving family by her side.
Denise was born January 26, 1952, in Campbell, the youngest of three daughters of Nicholas C. and Sophia Kimotek Yacovone, and has resided in the area her entire life.
She soon moved to Poland, where she lived most of her life. Denise graduated in 1969 from the seminary high school in Poland.
Denise attended Youngstown State University and worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for many years before becoming a Mahoning County Deputy Sheriff under James A. Traficant. She served proudly until 1998.
She enjoyed playing 500 with her card clubs, going to the casino, watching her grandson’s various activities and sports, and was particularly proud of her Carovillesi heritage. Denise lived her life to the full; she was blessed with many lifelong friends.
She married Joe Cramer in 1972 and had one daughter, Kelly Marie Alessio Caruso. They divorced in 1978, but remained lifelong friends. Later, she married Mark E. Borowski and had a daughter, Ann Marie. They were married until Mark’s death in 2000.
In December 2008, she married Perry A. Ventresco Jr. and spent the rest of her life with him.
She is survived by her adoring husband, Perry A. Ventresco Jr.; his daughters, Kelly and Annie; and a stepson, Jason (Stephanie) Ventresco. His three grandsons, Angelo Caruso, Marcus and Matthew Borowski, will forever miss their “Beenee”.
She also leaves her sisters, Jackie (Jim) Bobby and Bonnie (Jeff) Watts; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mark Borowski; and her in-laws, Blanche and Perry Ventresco Sr.
Family and friends may pay their respects to Denise from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman, and again from 10-10:55 a.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial at follow at 11 a.m. on Monday morning, May 16, 2022, all held at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman, with the Rev. Fr. Philip Rogers officiating.
Private interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Boardman.
In lieu of flowers, material contributions may be made, in Denise’s name, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Family and friends can visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book, or send their condolences to Denise’s family.