Winifred Venit

Winifred V. Venit (O'Kane)

Tuesday, February 18th, 1941 - Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Winifred V. (O’Kane) Venit, 78, widow of John M. Venit, of Pennsburg, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem.

Born February 18, 1941 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late John P. and Esther Mary (Hammond) O’Kane.

Winifred was a 1959 graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls and then a Medical Secretary for American College of Physicians, Temple University Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Her last job was at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals as a packager.

She was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Bally and also a member of The Elk’s in Wildwood, NJ.

Winifred enjoyed crafting and reading in her spare time and loved the shore.

Surviving are four children. Winifred M. Houk and husband, Robert, Jr. of Pennsburg, John T. Venit and wife, Angela of Warminster, Steven J. Venit and wife, Kathleen of Ridley and Andrew J. Venit and wife, Danielle of Media; 13 grandchildren: Theresa Barnes, Andrew Houk, Rebeca Houk, Robert Houk Grace Venit, Steven Venit, Thomas Venit, Carly Venit, Jared Venit, Naythan Venit, Jonathan Venit and Brandan Venit; 3 Great-Grandchildren: Brielle, Rosabella and Andrew; 3 sisters: Kathleen Kramer, Mary McCann and Rita Godfrey; and four brothers, John O’Kane, Robert O’Kane, F.S.C., Daniel O’Kane and James O’Kane.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is predeceased by a grandson, Joseph Houk; and three brothers, Samuel, Joseph and Thomas O’Kane.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 AM on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 610 Pine Street, Bally, PA 19503 with Rev. Kevin Gualano officiating. A burial will follow in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield, PA. Family and friends are invited to a viewing from 9 to 11 am at the church prior to mass. Arrangements are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville, PA. Please offer sympathy at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:45am
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 9:00am - 10:45am
    Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
    BALLY, PA 19503
  • Service

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 11:00am
    Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
    BALLY, PA 19503
    Fr. Kevin Gualano
  • Interment

    Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery
    1600 S. Sproul Road
    Springfield, PA 19064
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Diane and David McCabe

Posted at 04:06pm
Remembering my Dear Winnoms,
My friend, my buddy, my partner in crime!!!!! Bet Heaven is rocking as you spirit up with John and brothers!!!
I shall and do miss you!!! The laughs and warm times will forever remain in my heart!!!
Please come haunt me!!!!
With love,
Diane and David


Kathleen Kramer

Posted at 04:57am
Gods Speed Win.

Our love and condolences to the Venit Family.
Aunt Kathy and Uncle Phil


Posted at 06:48pm
Dear Venit Family, I am so sorry for your loss. When we lose a love one in death it is never easy. During this difficult time may your family find comfort in Gods word the Bible that soon we will see our love ones again. -John 5:28,29

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