Mary "Dolly" Andrews Pontoriero, age 93, of Smock, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family by her side on February 6, 2021. She was born September 18, 1927, in Keisterville, daughter of the late John Andrews and Mary Vrabel Andrews. A lifelong resident of Smock, Mrs. Pontoriero was a member of St. John The Baptist RC Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Jacob Joseph Pontoriero, SR and her granddaughter Jennifer Garbutt Owens.
Dolly was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her family, playing bingo and traveling.
She is survived by her four children, Mariann Garbutt, Jacob J. Pontoriero, Jr and his wife, Colleen, Lisa Pontoriero, and Regina Diaz and husband, Emilio; four grandchildren, Melina Diaz, George Tittnich, Jr, Kyler and Kayleen Pontoriero; two great-grandchildren, Clay and Madison Owens; her brother Paul Andrews and wife Joella; her sister Kathy Rohaley; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Prayers of Transfer will be held Thursday at 10:00 am in the funeral home followed by funeral mass at 10:30 am at St. John The Baptist RC Church with the Rev. Rodolfo Mejia as celebrant. Interment will take place in LaFayette Memorial Park. In accordance with state mandates masks MUST be worn and social distancing must be maintained.
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