Mari Jo Venezia

October 15, 2023

Mari Venezia Obituary

Mari Jo Venezia, Rachel, West Virginia

     Mari Jo Venezia, 60, of Rachel, West Virginia passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2023.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Mildred Eddy Venezia.

     Surviving are her three children, Jo-Ann Marie Zanaglio and husband Micheal, James Coty Empoules and wife Sarah and Chelsi Straitiff and husband Robby; grandchildren, Aurora Grace Zanaglio, Carson Empoules, Cooper Empoules, Landyn Straitiff and Brancyn Straitiff; several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

     Mari loved the Pittsburgh Steelers, the beach and spending time with her grandkids.

     Private arrangements are under the direction of the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home in Fairchance. Online condolences at

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