Dannemora — Adrian H. Venne, 86, died Monday, April 2, 2001 at his residence.
He was born at Chazy Lake on April 25,1914, the son of Henry J. and Cora (DuBray) Venne.
He was employed as a correction officer at Clinton Annex in Dannemora for 33 years from 1942 to 1975. He enjoyed crochet and woodworking and was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora.
He is survived by his wife, Veronica "Ronnie" (Deso) Venne of Dannemora; a son and daughter-in-law, Derrick and Dolly Venne of Dannemora; three daughters and sons-in-law, Theresa and Ronnie Minckler of Ellenburg Center, Shirley and Dennis Gadway of Mooers Forks and Phyllis and Gary Donivan of Dannemora; two stepsons and their spouses, Gary and Phyllis Donivan of Dannemora and Wayne and Jane Donivan of Glens Falls; a sister, Thelma Blasier of Colonial Beach, Va.; two sisters-in-law, Betty Venne of Chazy Lake and Via Venne of Albany; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and his dog, Bandit.
His parents; his first wife, Margaret (Rabideau) Venne; two brothers, Roland and Vernon Venne; a brother in law, Paul Blasier; and a stepdaughter, Betty Alexander died before him.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the E.F. Drown Funeral Service in Ellenburg Depot. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday from St. Joseph