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Julie Kennedy Venditti

November 19, 2019


Julie Venditti, 39, of Dedham, formerly Needham, passed away on November 19th, 2019, at her home.  Julie was born in Newton to John and Judy Venditti on November 20th, 1979.  She married Christopher Papetti on November 13th, 2019 in Dedham, MA. She graduated from University Delaware and completed her master’s degree at Boston College. She worked as a guidance counselor for Garfield Middle School for 15 years. Julie enjoyed traveling to Hilton Head and her weekend getaways to New Hampshire. She recently became the mother to a beautiful black Labrador, Buddy, who remained by her side and provided her comfort throughout the past year. Julie greatly cherished her time spent with family and friends.

Julie is survived by her husband, Christopher Papetti, her parents; John and Judy Venditti, her sister; Michelle Brockway and her husband Shaun Brockway, her brother; Nicholas Venditti, and her niece and nephew; Landon and Olivia Brockway. She is also survived by her father-in-law, Robert, her sister-in-law; Cheryl, her brother-in-law; Kenneth and his wife Judith, and their children Abigail and Cameron.

 The family of Julie wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute; Dr. Susana M. Campos, MD, MPH and Lisa Arvine, NP.

Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Sunday, November 24th from 2-6 pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, 1362 Highland Ave, Needham on Monday, November 25th at 10am. Interment to follow at Needham Cemetery.  

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Julie Venditti Memorial Scholarship which will be awarded annually to a graduating senior that attended Garfield Middle School. Donations may be made to Revere High School 101 School Street Revere, MA 02151; Attention Rose Gordinas. Please write Venditti Memorial Scholarship on the memo line.


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November 24, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Mass of Christian Burial
November 25, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church
1360 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

November 25, 2019

11:15 AM
Needham Cemetery
128 Nehoiden St.
Needham, MA 02494

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