RIP Dorothy Venturella (1927-2018)

Dorothy Venturella cuts the ribbon to open the Sam Venturella Memorial Library in June 2007 (Henry George School photo)

Dorothy Venturella, widow of longtime HGS head Sam Venturella, passed away Monday (April 30). Dorothy was active in and for a time President of the Henry George Women’s Club (which later admitted men and appropriately retitled itself), while raising four children with Sam. An obituary is here.

Donations to the School in memory of Dorothy Venturella have been received from colleagues of her son, Vincent, from CGO and the Better Cities Committee, from Scott and Sue Walton and from Heather and David Wetzel.