Leber Funeral Home



March 29, 1963December 29, 2020

Frank PONTERELLA, age 57, of East Windsor, New Jersey passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Frank was born in Hoboken and lived much of his life in Union City before moving to East Windsor. He worked in construction and repair throughout the Hudson County area.

Frank was the beloved husband of Julie Ponterella and the devoted father of Gillian Ponterella. He was the dear brother of Sallieann Ponce and Darleen Doona as well as the loving Uncle of Anthony and Nicholas Ponce and Murphy Doona.

A visitation for Frank will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Leber Funeral Home, 2000 Kennedy Blvd, Union City, NJ 07087, followed by a funeral service from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM.

The family would apricate that in lieu of flowers donations be sent to a special fund currently being set up.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the PONTERELLA family.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021



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Karen Alberto

January 10, 2021

I am very saddened by the passing of Frank. We have many memories together mostly at Tribecca, with aunt Joan and of course Emmy. Frank was the life of the party, always had a smile and ready to have fun! A one of a kind personality and a caring human being! I often wonder why the good ones get taken from us but we can’t question GOD. There’s a purpose only one day we will know. Until then, I know you will be watching over your loved ones and dancing away up there!!! Until we meet again, Rest In Peace you will be missed!

Susan Williams

January 5, 2021

So sorry for your loss!
Frank was a great guy we used to go to disco clubs back in the 80s. He and his friend Emilio Aleman used to DJ together at small venues. I also remember the days at Tribeca nite club. I remember the 70s disco party he had invited me and my friends to in union city. Those memories will last in my mind always. He will truly be missed.🙏😇😥

Lisette Wispe

January 5, 2021

Frankie was a part of my life when we were kids, and then re-entered my life as adults. I will never forget him or his big heart, his big emotions. Frankie you are forever loved. You are forever missed. I am honored to have had you and your family in my life. I wish I could have attended the service. You will not be forgotten, I promise. May you Rest In Peace until you are reunited with all of your loved ones again ♥️

Mary (Lucy) Norat

January 5, 2021

My deepest condolences to the family. I knew Frank by way of his sister Darlene we went to High School together. Frank always had a smile and would make you laugh. Again my deepest and heartfelt condolences to his wife and daughter as well as rest of his family.

Diane Sehner

January 4, 2021

Growing up I spent many weekends over the summers with cousin Frank and cousin Darlene so close we all were,Sallieann was older,but was always keeping an eye on us. Frank was always a great kid and grew up to be an amazing man ,father and husband.i am glad I kept in touch over the will always be in my heart and I will keep all the fond memories growing up fresh in my head Love you my cousin.Rest in Peace.❤❤❤❤❤