Michael A. Vena of Cochecton, NY, a counselor at Catskill Regional Medical Center, died on Saturday September 16, 2017 at home. He was 71.
The son of the late Joseph and Bridget O’Brien Vena, he was born on September 24, 1945 in the Bronx, NY.
Michael was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and was very proud of his 28 years of sobriety. He sponsored many people over the years who were struggling with their own addictions.
Michael is survived by his daughter, Liz Vena of Georgia; his sister, Elizabeth Crocitto of Cochecton, NY; his brother, Thomas Vena of St. Petersburg, FL; his nieces and nephews Jon, Erika, Anita and Adriana; and his great nieces and nephews, Erek Crocitto, Skylar Blaine, Angelina and Joseph Michael Starner.
There are no services. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Callicoon, NY. To send condolences, please visit stewartmurphyfh.com.