Rita M. (Lamothe) Ventura

July 28, 2018


Rita M.(Lamothe) Ventura, 95 years old, died in Marian Manor, on Saturday evening, July 28, 2018. She was the wife of the late Manuel O. Ventura, Jr.

Rita was educated in St. Joseph's Grammar School and was a graduate of North High School. Rita was a sample maker for Texas Instruments, in Attleboro, retiring over 35 years ago. She was a longtime communicant of St. Andrew's Church.

Rita was the mother of Barbara Proulx and her husband David of Berkley, James Venture and his wife Kathleen of Cottonwood, AZ and William Ventura and his wife Sally of Berkley. She is the grandmother of Katie Ventura and her husband Dave Wood, Paul Ventura and his wife Suzanna, Sara Ventura and her husband Sam, Laura Gonsalves and her husband Greg, Amy Reid and Michael Reid and his wife Sherry and she is the great grandmother of Emma, Sophia and Ellie Ventura. Rita was the sister of the late Aurore Lamouth.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral from the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. (Route 138 South), Taunton, on Wednesday, August 1, at 10 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St Andrew's Church, at 11AM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 4-8PM.

In lieu of flowers donations in Rita's memory may be made to Patients Fund, Marian Manor, 33 Summer Street, Taunton, MA 02780.

Calling Hours

JUL 31. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780


AUG 1. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

AUG 1. 11:00 AM (EDT)

St. Andrew the Apostle
19 Kilmer Ave.
Taunton, MA

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