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Joan Muriel Venzen

February 26, 1945 ~ November 5, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary

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Joan Muriel Pigott born to Charles Pigott and Alexandrina Baptiste in Antigua on February 26th, 1945. She attended Antigua Gramma school and developed her skills in baking from her mother as a youth. At an early age she would go down to the market and sell her goods.

As a young woman she set out for more opportunities in America. She lived in New York City and worked in the garment district in Manhattan where she met her future husband Harold Venzen. Joan and Harold where married on September 22nd, 1973. They had two children and raised their family out in Queens New York. Joan was a loving wife and mother to her family. She was known as a jokester to get people to laugh or smile. One of her greatest qualities in life was to serve others. She was big on helping people in her neighborhood, at work or in her church.

Joan was proud member of the Cathedral Church of St Thomas the Apostle.  She was a member of the choir and multiple groups within the church. She received numerus award from the church and spearheaded the renovation of the church kitchen so that everyone could enjoy a meal after service.

She leaves behind 5 siblings a numerous amount of loving niece, nephew cousin and her church family. Her Legacy continues in the lives of her two children Nicole and Anthony and his wife Sunnie. She is the proud grandmother of 9 wonderful human beings an great-grandmother to 4 special children.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 18, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lieber Funeral Home
266 N Central Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580

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Attendance is limited to a maximum of 50 people, spread over 20 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot


Visitation
Wednesday
November 18, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lieber Funeral Home
266 N Central Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580

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Attendance is limited to a maximum of 50 people, spread over 20 min intervals. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their time slot


Religious Service
Thursday
November 19, 2020

10:00 AM
Lieber Funeral Home
266 N Central Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580

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Attendance is limited to a maximum of 50 people. Family and friends planning to attend are kindly requested to RSVP to reserve their place


Interment
Thursday
November 19, 2020

Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415

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