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PONZI, JUDITH F. (JEHRIO)
PONZI - Judith F. (nee Jehrio) Of the Town of Wheatfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 13, 2015. She was 74. She was born in Buffalo, New York on August 10, 1941, a daughter of the late Francis and Jean (Lukasik) Jehrio. She graduated from North Tonawanda High School and then worked in the insurance industry for many years. Mrs. Ponzi was involved in several Town of Wheatfield Committees, including organizing the town picnic and founding the farmers' market, she was a member of the Wheatfield Republican Club, served as a Girl Scout leader, was involved with the Buffalo Skating Club and served as a Buffalo Ambassador, bringing skating competitions to WNY. She was a member of the National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW) and was a longtime parishioner of Saint Christopher's Church in Tonawanda, but her greatest joy in her life was her time with her grandchildren, whom she adored. Mrs. Ponzi is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Richard A. Ponzi; two daughters, Susan L. (Alan) Zamorski and Sharon M. (William) Jennings. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Jillian and Aidan Zamorski and Benjamin and Anna Jennings; three siblings, Francis "Butch" Jehrio, Kathleen "Bonnie" Jehrio and Peter Jehrio and one niece and four nephews. Friends may call at the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 11:30 A.M. at St. Christopher Church, 2660 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Tonawanda, NY 14150. Burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery in the Town of Lewiston.