Teresa K. Ponz
February 13, 1924 – July 7, 2018
Teresa Kathryn Giglio Ponz passed away on July 7, 2018. She was 94 years old. Teresa was born in Hornell, NY on February 13, 1924 to John and Bambina Giglio. She was preceded in death by her husband John and her eleven brothers and sisters.
Teresa was married to John Ponz on November 21, 1942 and they had two daughters, Teresa Sanders and Lynda Papale.
Teresa enjoyed crocheting and volunteered thousands of hours making baby blankets and sweaters for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. She also enjoyed playing Bingo with her friends, going to the Mandarin Senior Center, watching game shows, and making Italian favorites like her pizzelle cookies.
Teresa is survived by her daughters Teresa (James) Sanders and Lynda (Arthur) Papale, five grandchildren, Jonathan, Jolene, and James Sanders, and Jordan and Jarron Papale, and four great-grandchildren, Matthew, Autumn, Lourson, and Jaxon.
She will be laid to rest with her husband John at Mount St. Peter’s Cemetery in Derby, CT.