Salvatore Paul Ventura “Sal” age, 79, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Joliet Area Community Hospice with his loving family by his side.
Salvatore is survived by his wife, Diana T. Ventura; sister, Mary Ann Mayfield; step children, Diana (Zvika) Kremer, Victor Toledo, Lupe (Jose) Vera, Theresa Toledo and Ana (Jesus) Toledo; 10, grandchildren and numerous cousins and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Stella Ventura.
Sal retired after 35 years of service for the United States Postal Office. He worked 15 years at Labo’s floral shop, delivering arrangements. He was an active hunter and fishermen. Sal was a member of the South Wilmington Sportsman’s Club. Sal was a lifelong parishioner of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church where he sang in the choir. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
A celebration of Salvatore’s life will begin on Monday, February 26 , 2018 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:10 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, IL. Visitation will be held TODAY Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Obituary and Tribute Wall for Salvatore Paul Ventura at www.tezakfuneralhome.com or for information, 815-722-0524.