Keith Edward Valenti Sr., born April 17, 1943, passed into the arms of his Lord and savior Jesus Christ on December 13th, 2019 at the age of 76. Keith was a retired Electrician and successful businessman who founded Century Electric over 30 years ago. He was a commercial fisherman and true Louisiana Sportsman who enjoyed hunting and tending to a fruitful vegetable garden, as well as a member of the Harahan Lions Club. Keith lived with a loving and open heart. He was the rock of his family and a fiercely loyal friend. He leaves behind many who loved him dearly and will cherish his memory forever. Beloved husband of Betty Ledet Valenti for 57 years. Loving father of his four treasured children, Dawn Webb, Darlene Valenti Smyth (Andrew), Keith Valenti Jr. (Lauren), and Antoinette Valenti. Grandfather to seven treasured grandchildren, Brittany, Natalie, Kaela, Julia, Angél, Alexis, and Madison. Son of the late Elaine and Saverio (Pete) Valenti. Caring brother of Robin Pitre, Craig Valenti, and the late Donna Volker and Kurt Valenti. As well as his faithful companion of 8 years, dog, Bella.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Tharp Sontheimer Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd, Metairie on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Mass at 7:00 p.m.
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