Thursday, July 3, 2014 following 11am Funeral Service in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel (Section 75 Lot 1 Grave 4)
Ventura, Shirley E. (Rounds), 83, a former administrator for the Department of Children, Youth and Services for the State of RI, passed away June 30, 2014 at RI Hospital. She was the wife of the late Edward Ventura for 62 years and a daughter of the late Lewis and Emily (Hart) Rounds.
She was the beloved mother of Allen, Edward, and Michael Ventura, Cindy-Lou Spencer, all of Warwick and Sharon DiRaimo of Coventry. She was the sister of Lewis, Joseph, and Donald Rounds, Mary Lou Meunier, Elaine Mitchell, Muriel Linden and the late Harold and John Rounds. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She was grandmother of the late Mark Salema.
Her funeral service will be held Thursday, July 3, at 11 am in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-7 pm.