Anthony J. Vento, 83

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Anthony J. Vento, 83, died Monday, February 7, 2011 , in Woonsocket, RI . Born in Boston , he was the son of the late Anthony and Catherine
(Brazzo) Vento. He was a Naval World War II veteran.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda MacLaughlin and her husband, Glenn of Chelmsford and his sons John and his wife, Pamela of Fitzwilliam, NH, Anthony and his wife, Debra of Upton and Nicholas of Cumberland, RI. He also leaves his sisters Catherine Fornaro, Anna Grawl and Mary Lima, all of MA. In addition, he leaves 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara (Patch), his son, Joseph and his brothers Joseph, Nicholas, and John.

The funeral will be held Friday, February 11, 2011 , at noon from the Callanan-Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street ( A funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John the Evangelist Church at 1:00 p.m. Burial with military honors will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery , Hopkinton. Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday, February 10 from 4:00 to 7:00p.m.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 311Arsenal St. , Watertown, MA 02472 .