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ELIZABETH PONTIERE

Elizabeth "Betty" Pontiere, 66, who worked at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo for 35 years, died Sunday (June 17, 2001) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

Miss Pontiere was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls and a graduate of Niagara Falls High School. At the time of her retirement in 1996, she was a surgical nurse at Roswell Park.

Miss Pontiere was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

Survivors include two brothers, Eugene J. of Niagara Falls and Dominic of Columbia, S.C.; and a sister, Amy Pontiere of Phoenix.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in M.J. Colucci & Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

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