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Arturo Ventura Rodriguez Dies at 92

Arturo Ventura Rodriguez

Arturo Ventura Rodriguez, also known as “Turin,” of Estate Anna’s Hope died on Aug. 6. He was 92 years old.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Victoria Bonano Pagan and Felipe Ventura Rodriguez.

He is survived by his daughters: Elizabeth Ventura and Margarita V. Schjang; grandchildren: Ronald A. Schjang Jr., Melissa S. Simmonds, Richard A. Mitchell and Ibia V. Harry; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Reana, Ronald A. III, Ronel A., Rowen A. and Ronea A. Schjang, Shelissa and Shaliiah Simmonds, Jaylen Mitchell, Akeem T., Ayden T. and Amia T. Harry; great-great-granddaughter, Ryan D. Schjang; and sisters: Carmen “Cabi” Ventura and Tabita V. Nieves.

He is also survived by nieces: Sarita Bermudez, Noemi B Ortiz, Dorcas B. Kidd, Maria F. Belardo, Migdalia V. Suliverez, Yvette Ventura, Magaly Ventura, Myra V. Martinez, Jessica Nieves, Wanda and Victoria Ventura; nephews: Frank and Juan F. Bermudez, Norbin Felix, Jaime Ventura Jr., Juan A. Jose A. Jr., Carlos A. Nieves, Carlos Jr. and Victor Ventura; aunts: Julia V. Soto, Brigida Ventura and Herminia Ventura; and uncles: Dolores Ventura and Gonzalo Ventura.

Other survivors include brother-in-law: Jose Antonio Nieves; sisters-in-law: Lydia S. Ventura and Dalia G. Ventura; godchildren: Nelson C. Tutein, Rafael Nieves, Ziomara Ramos, Wanda Ventura and Zoroaya Belardo; special friends: Cleofe Asencio, Rafael Acevedo, Rafael Ramos, Ricardo Rodriguez, Valentin Torres, Jose Torres and Luis Manuel Pereira; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 25, at Iglesia Hermanos Unidos En Cristo Zion. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

Professional funeral services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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