PONIATOWSKI, Joseph - Passed away in Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, March 6, 2013, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Protheroe) for 61 years. Loved father of John (Ruth), Mary (Bruce), Jeannette, James (Mary Ann) and Mark (Josie). Cherished grandfather of Sonia (Wayne), Joseph, Isabelle (Chris), Leah, Kenneth (Mirra), Krista, Alex and Matthew. Great- grandfather of Grace and Raymond. Survived by his brother Jerry (Lynn). Predeceased by his sister Gail. Joe was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. A talented musician who played with many of the greats. He was a teacher, enjoyed fishing and a dog lover. He will be dearly missed by all of those whose lives he touched. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 135 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial contributions to a charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family. (Arrangements entrusted to STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB Funeral Home, Grimsby, 905-945-2755). www.smithsfh.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 14, 2014