January 17, 2012
Joseph G. Ponzi, 68, of Oswego died Tuesday at his home after a brief illness.Mr. Ponzi was born in Oswego the son of the late Angelo and Amelia (Bellardino) Ponzi. Mr. Ponzi worked as a tow motor operator at Papertronics, Oswego. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose. Mr. Ponzi enjoyed singing karaoke, and fishing. He was predeceased by his sisters Claira DeStevens Rupert, Louise Delnero, Barbara Ponzi and brothers Francis “ Lala” Ponzi, Leonard “Cannonball” Ponzi, and Floyd “Weno” Ponzi. Mr. Ponzi is survived by his children Joseph Ponzi of Fulton, Angela (Tim) LaQuire of Oswego, Bobbie Jo Ponzi of Oswego, Julie Wilcox, his brother Anthony “Butch” Ponzi, sisters Rita Johnson, Delores (Don) Fitzgerald and Mary Margaret Flett all of Oswego, grandchildren Felecia LaQuire, Jacob Ponzi and great granddaughter Natalie Reed. Calling hours will be Saturday 4:00 – 7:00 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego. Burial will be private.