Charlie Venton

July 3, 2014

Chalie_VentonCharles B. Venton, 78, of Central Square, passed away Thursday after a long illness. Charlie retired from the Syracuse Police Depart-ment in 1985, after a 19 year career as an Officer. He also served as a locksmith and notary

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marlene (Vogelsang); five children, Charlene Venton, Charles E. (Rebecca), Glenn S., Daniel E. (Kimberly), and Gerald C. (Wendy); a brother, Wayne L. (Anne); fifteen grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren..

Services will be Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Community Church, in Chittenango, with a reception to follow.
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I worked with Charlie and his brother Wayne Venton in CID as well as Wayne's wife, Annie Venton, in OCD. They were all great people and great cops. The above photo was taken at a CID party in the 70's.