OSWEGO, NY – Barbara J. Ponzi, 69, a former resident of 96 Hamilton St., Oswego, died on
Wednesday June 29, 2011, at the Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.
Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Amelia (Bellardino) Ponzi and had attended Oswego schools.
Barbara had been a nurse’s aide as well as a physical therapy aide at St. Luke’s Nursing Home for several years.
She is survived by her daughter, Paula (Larry) Kaylor of Fulton; two sons, Jeff Ponzi of Oswego and Kenneth Thompson of Minnesota; two brothers, Joseph Ponzi and Anthony “Butch” Ponzi both of Oswego; three sisters, Rita Johnson, Delores Fitzgerald and Mary Margaret Flett all of Oswego; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her grandsons, Adam Cook Kaylor and Thomas Thompson; two sisters, Clara DeStevens Rupurt and Louise Delnero; and three brothers, Francis “Lala” Ponzi, Leonard Ponzi and Floyd “Weno” Ponzi.
A memorial service will be held at the home of her daughter, Paula Kaylor of 678 County Route 85 in Fulton at 2 p.m. on July 9 with a reception to follow.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Dowdle Funeral Home.