Lillian M. Ponzi

Lillian M. Ponzi, Age 90, formerly of Wayne Ave., DuBois, died on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Christ The King Manor, DuBois, PA.

Born on March 27, 1927 in Barnesboro, PA, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Angeline (Brancato) Monella.

On September 6, 1947 she married Octavio Ponzi. He preceded her in death, February 2, 1998.

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church and later St. Michael Roman Catholic Church. She was also a volunteer at the DuBois Senior Citizens Center.

Mrs. Ponzi was retired from Rockwell International Manufacturing. Previously, she had worked at McCrory’s Five and Ten and Top Value Stamps Store. She enjoyed cooking for everyone, especially her family. She was the best wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother anyone could be blessed with. She was always kind and loved everyone unconditionally!

She is survived by two children: her daughter Angela Gudalis and her husband, Cas, of DuBois and her son Thomas Ponzi and his wife Patti of DuBois. 6 grandchildren: Scott Gudalis and his wife Cherri, Tammy (Gudalis) Kuntz and her husband James, Brian Gudalis and his wife Jenna, Michelle (Ponzi) Lindholm and her husband David, Corrie Gudalis and Theresa (Ponzi) Puterbaugh and her husband Jason. She is also survived by 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Ponzi and three brothers: Samuel, Angelo and Carl Monella Jr. and one sister Dorothy Monella.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 5-8 PM at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 11 AM from Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. with Msgr. Richard Siefer officiating.

Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery.

Memorial may be placed with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/Tributes, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142,
Memphis, TN 38148

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