Joan G. Pontius

Joan G. Pontius, 88, of St. Anne’s Retirement Community, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at St. Anne’s. She was born Dec. 11, 1931, in Lewistown. She was the daughter of the late Arlanda W. Glant and Ada (Sellers) Glant.

In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Pontius, Dec. 7, 2012, as well as a brother, Arlanda Glant.

She is survived by her children, Nancy Carrol, of Chicago, IL, Robert W. Pontius and wife, Kathy, of Lancaster, and William T. Pontius, of Los Angeles, Calif.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Jayne Graybill, of McAlisterville.

Joan graduated from Lewistown High School Class of 1949 and Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing in 1952. She was employed at Lewistown Hospital for many years and later at Shell Point Village in Fort Myers, Fla., retiring in 2001, she loved to knit, listen to music and do arts and crafts.

She attended Mountville Church of the Brethren.

There will be no services as arrangements are private and at the convenience of the family.

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