Richard Pontius

Obituary of Richard Jay Pontius

Richard Jay Pontius, 93, of Syracuse died at home on Thursday. Richard worked for Goldcrest Electronics as a manager & salesman. He was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean War. Richard and was a member of Poolsbrook Golf Course and had 4 hole-in-ones. He is survived by his wife Jeannette Brunell Pontius; sons: Richard (Kathy), Bob, John (Betsy), Jim, Chuck, Peter (Missy); daughters: Karen (Vince) Filapello, Michelle (Tom) Brewster and Ruth (Pat) Thompson; 16 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. The Funeral Mass will be Monday at 10:30am in St Vincent dePaul Church. Burial will be in Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday from 2-5pm at the Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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Sunday
26
January

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home
3111 James Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
Monday
27
January

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Monday, January 27, 2020
Saint Vincent dePaul Church
342 Vine Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
Monday
27
January

Interment

1:00 pm
Monday, January 27, 2020
Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery
4069 Howlett Hill Road
Syracuse, New York, United States
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