01/10/08 — JOSEPH B. 'JOE' VENEZIA

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JOSEPH B. 'JOE' VENEZIA

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JOSEPH B. 'JOE' VENEZIA

March 26, 1939-Jan. 9, 2008

SELMA -- Joseph B. "Joe" Venezia, 68, of 30 Starfield Lane in Selma, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Teaneck N.J., Joe was the son of the late Benjamin and Jean Rizzo Venezia. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and the Wayne Masonic Lodge #112. He was retired after 22 years from the U.S. Air Force and 25 years with the Federal Service, where he was a Construction Management Engineer.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with the family remaining for visitation afterwards. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors.

Mr. Venezia is survived by his wife, Cheryl C. Venezia; five children, Joe B. Venezia Jr. of Goose Creek, S.C., Jerry C. Venezia of Zebulon, N.C., Jeffrey F. Venezia of Lexington, S.C., Valeria Barron of Franklinton, N.C., Woody Tew of Clinton, N.C.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718.

The family is being served by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.

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Published in Obituaries on January 10, 2008 2:36 PM