Carl Anthony Vento, 75, a Galveston Island native, passed away at his home in Frisco, Texas on September 27, 2011. He was born on June 30, 1936 to Frank Joseph and Rose Denke Vento. Carl worked for many years in corporate sales collections thus enabling him to travel to many places over the years. He was a Galveston boy at heart who loved to be on the Island with old friends and family.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Angelo Montalbano; nephew, Michael Montalbano; and niece, Roseann Rubin. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Carole; stepsons, Jeff and Jennifer Stone of Irving, Texas and Travis “Chip” Stone of Frisco, Texas; grandchildren, Tawny and Travis Stone of Irving, Texas; sisters, Maryann Montalbano of Galveston and Rose and Curt Heximer of Covington, Louisiana; nieces, Angela and John Kunz, Kathy and John MacLean, Robin Angelica, Renee and Mike Fos, Rhonda and Pat Connick, and Judi Montalbano; nephews, Paul and Peggy Montalbano, Frank Montalbano, Louis and Tammy Montalbano, and Benjamin and William Rubin; great nieces and nephews, Christopher and Kerra Kunz and sons , Michael Anthony and Ryan Kunz, Nicholas and Toni Rose, Jackson and Savannah Fos, Patrick, Sarah, and Ellie Connick, Madison Montalbano, Paul and Parker Montalbano, and Austin and Kayla Montalbano. Carl is also survived by loving companions, Vinnie and Bella, and longtime friends, Bobby Lozica, Jimmy Milligan, and Harry Forrester, as well as numerous other friends. He will be missed by all who loved him.
Carl’s family will receive visitors on Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 1:30-2:30 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A Rosary Service will begin at 2:30 with a memorial mass immediately following officiated by Father E. J. Stein, OFM.