Florence Gertrude Pontier, 83

May 01, 2009

SEPT. 21, 1925-APRIL 29, 2009

BOONSBORO -- Florence Gertrude Pontier, 83, of 8507 Mapleville Road in Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Clifton, N.J., died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at the Fahrney Keedy Home in Boonsboro.

Born Monday, Sept. 21, 1925, in Clifton, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Pontier and the late Jescena DeGroot Pontier.

She was an employee of the Hoffman-LaRoche Pharmaceutical Co., retiring after many years of service.

She was a lifelong member of the Richfield Christian Reformed Church in Clifton.

She is survived by two sisters, Doris G. Mauriello of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Lenore R. Pontier of Grand Rapids, Mich.; three nieces, Martha Roulette of Ellicott City, Md., Beth Procopio of Camp Hill, Pa., and Ellen Stanton of Millersville, Md.; and three nephews, Mark Mauriello of Waxhau, N.C., Michael Smalligan of Grand Rapids and Paul Mauriello of Hagerstown.


She was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Pontier.

Memorial services will be Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Fahrney Keedy Home Chapel, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, with Chaplain Sharon Peters officiating.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fahrney Keedy Home & Village, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, MD.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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