Joyce Ponzelli

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Joyce Ponzelli, 93, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.

Mrs. Ponzelli was born in Plymouth on July 15, 1921, and was the daughter of the late Harry and Magdelina Hagel Price.

Joyce graduated from Lake Township High School and resided in Pikes Creek. She then moved to Buffalo, N.Y., where she was a buyer for William Hengerer and Co., and then moved to New Rochelle, N.Y., where she was a market representative for Associated Dry Goods, retiring in 1986.

She moved to Kingston in 1991 and attended Maple Grove United Methodist Church in Pikes Creek and later was a member of the Bethesda Congregational Church in Edwardsville.

She is survived by many cousins, including Tom Pugh and his wife, Patricia, Wilkes-Barre; Karl Pugh and his wife, Kathleen, Westminster, Md.; and Everett DeSombre and his wife, Edna, Dallas.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Pastor Edward Gospodinsky of the Bethesda Congregational Church officiating. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to the time of the service. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Pikes Creek.

Online condolences may be made at
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Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc.
2386 SR 118
Hunlock Creek, PA 18621
(570) 477-2500
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Published in Citizens' Voice on July 29, 2014