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John B. Ponton Sr.

June 6, 1944 - April 4, 2011
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John B. Ponton Sr., 66, of Smithfield Avenue, Lincoln, passed away April 4, 2011 at Miriam Hospital. Born in North Providence, he was the son of the late Armand and Florence (D'Ammassa) Ponton, and had been the husband of Lynn (Johnson) Ponton for 32 years. Mr. Ponton was the owner & operator of Girard Spring Water and had served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. He was a Past Master of the Barney Merry Masonic Lodge and enjoyed coaching various youth sports. Besides his wife, he leaves his children, John B. Jr., Jarrod A. and Joshua D. Ponton, Michelle L. Monahan and Nicole M. Crossett; his sister, Ann-Marie Pace;...
John B. Ponton Sr., 66, of Smithfield Avenue, Lincoln, passed away April 4, 2011 at Miriam Hospital.

Born in North Providence, he was the son of the late Armand and Florence (D'Ammassa) Ponton, and had been the husband of Lynn (Johnson) Ponton for 32 years.

Mr. Ponton was the owner & operator of Girard Spring Water and had served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. He was a Past Master of the Barney Merry Masonic Lodge and enjoyed coaching various youth sports.

Besides his wife, he leaves his children, John B. Jr., Jarrod A. and Joshua D. Ponton, Michelle L. Monahan and Nicole M. Crossett; his sister, Ann-Marie Pace; and 9 grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, 4-7 p.m. Funeral Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 9:30 a.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. Inurnment with Military Honors will follow in the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org. To express your condolences through our online guest book, visit www.pontarellimarinofunerals.com.

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