Grosse Pointe Man Killed in Macomb Township Head-on Crash with Cement Truck

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, MI – On Tuesday April 9th, 2019, at approximately 2:00pm, Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of 23 Mile Rd and Card Rd for a fatal crash involving two vehicles.veneri-robert

A cement truck was traveling eastbound on 23 Mile Rd. and a gray Cadillac was traveling westbound on 23 Mile Rd. The vehicles collided head on just west of Card Rd. The male driver of the Cadillac instantly killed.

The deceased driver of the gray Cadillac has been identified as Dr. Robert Veneri, 62-years-old, of Grosse Pointe.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts and drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor at this time.

The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate this crash.

Obituary for Robert Joseph Veneri, MD

August 14, 1956 – April 9, 2019
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan | Age 62

VENERI, Dr. ROBERT. April 9, 2019. Age 62. Beloved husband of Mary Anne (nee Hogan). Loving father of Robert & Ryan. Cherished son of Carmela(the late Enzo)Veneri. Dear brother of Tom Veneri and the late Jim Veneri. Dear brother-in-law of Joan Martin, Patti Hogan Sargent, Nancy(Kevin)Regan and Donna Veneri. Dearest uncle of Renee, Stephanie, Frank, Courtney, Sarah, Katie, Jackie and Brian. Dear son-in-law of Esther Hogan. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be given to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.


Friday, April 12
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wujek – Calcaterra & Sons

36900 Schoenherr Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

(586) 826-8550

Funeral Mass

Saturday, April 13
10:00 AM     

Our Lady Star of the Sea
467 Fairford
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

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