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Lee M. Venturi

May 11, 1942 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 76)

Lee M. (Charron) Yezzell Venturi, 76, of Methuen passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019, at her home with her loving family by her side. Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Sadie (Zylkuski) Charron.

Lee was raised and educated in Haverhill. She was a graduate of Haverhill High School and worked at the Internal Revenue Service and retired as a financial management analyst. She loved music, going to the beach, taking in a movie and enjoying a good meal. She was an active parishioner of St. Anthony Maronite Church in Lawrence and loved spending time with her family and friends.

Lee was predeceased by her husbands, Almed Yezzell and Emilio Venturi, and her sister, Beverly Autiello.

She is survived by her children, John A. Yezzell and his wife Lisa of Merrimac and Lisa Yezzell Bybee of Kensington, NH; sister, Carole Dowling of Newbury; grandchildren, Joshua A. Yezzell, Ethan Grant Bybee, and Brianna Lee Bybee. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, from 4:00-7:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. Her funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at St. Anthony Maronite Church, 145 Amesbury Street in Lawrence. The family requests that those attending the funeral mass to please meet at the church. Burial will be private in St. Patrick Cemetery in Haverhill.

Those who prefer may make memorial donations in her memory online at or by check to American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701 and in the memo section write Lee Venturi for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Include a note identifying either the family's address or C/O Cataudella Funeral Home's address in order for the Society to send an acknowledgment card.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
3 Speen Street, Suite 250, Framingham MA 01701
Tel: 1-508-270-4600

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