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Lucille E. (Armstrong) Ventura

Lucille E. (Armstrong) Ventura
  • June 5, 1942 - September 13, 2018
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Hallmark Health Hospice
    178 Savin St.
    Malden, MA 02148

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“I am sorry to here about Mrs Venture my prays and thought are with you at this time ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ray Letterie - Melrose, MA

“I love you Mom. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Rodney Ventura - Leominster, MA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Jarvis - Plymouth, MA

“Rodney, my sincere condolences to you and your family. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Scott Tourtellot - Oakham, MA

“You will be missed, Lucielle! I will miss doing your hair. I always enjoyed listening to you talk about you family! RIP, my friend. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Hoyt - NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA

Armstrong Reunion - WE ARE FAMILY! “We lost a beautiful woman, mother, sister, and aunt, yesterday. She will forever be in our thoughts and her heart's gone but never forgotten. I will...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Marie Moreschi - Malden, MA

“I Love You Mom - Will miss you! ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Randy Ventura - Melrose, MA - Son

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Lucille E. (Armstrong) Ventura, of Melrose, died at home surrounded by her family on Sept. 13, 2018 at the age of 76. Lucille was born & raised in Somerville and a graduate of Somerville High School, Class of 1961. She went on to attend Hickock Secretarial School in Boston and worked as a Secretary for Somerville Lumber in Somerville & Waltham for many years. Lucille resided in Somerville for many years, Malden for 5 years, Chelmsford for 14 years and the past year in Melrose. She enjoyed baking, cooking, bingo, watching the Price is Right and Wheel of Fortune. Lucille loved spending time playing the slot machines, scratch tickets, taking care of children and spending Saturday night with "The Elders". Lucille was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. Ventura, Sr. for 49 years. Loving mother of Randy R. Ventura & his wife Mirisa of Melrose and Rodney R. Ventura & his wife Betty-Jo of Leominister. Devoted daughter of the late James & Grace (Johnson) Armstrong. Cherished grandmother of Owen, Maeghan and Joshua. Caring sister of Frank Armstrong & his late wife Joanne of Woburn, Thomas Armstrong & his wife Rita of Malden, Richard Armstrong & his wife Dale of Revere, Jack Armstrong & his wife Diane of FL, George Armstrong of Somerville, Marie Sotiros & her husband James of Burlington, Kathleen Marcotti of Malden, Patricia Sutherland of Wilmington and the late Helen Kowachich & her late husband James, late Elizabeth Armstrong, late James Armstrong & his late wife Louise, late Charles Abell & his wife Barbara of FL. Sister in law of Jean Barry & her late husband James "Don" of Somerville. Grand dogs Shamus & Willy. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Monday, Sept. 17th from 8:30-10AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose at 10:30AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial at the Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon, MA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Lucille's memory to Hallmark Health Hospice, 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148.