Geraldine G. “Gerry” Pontious, age 81, of Edinboro, died Friday, May 4, 2018 at Rolling Fields Nursing Home in Conneautville, PA.

Pontious, GeraldineBorn on April 29, 1937 in Edinboro, she was a daughter of the late Floyd Sauers and Helen Kuffer Sauers. Gerry worked for many years as a CNA and only quit working last year when her health changed. She enjoyed helping people, and she loved gardening and watching western movies.

Gerry was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James E. Pontious; her son, Gregory Pontious; and her step-father, Thomas Wolf.

Survivors include five children: Terry Vatter of Conneautville; Jeffrey Pontious (Denise Parker) of Harmonsburg; Brian Pontious of Nebraska; Connie Eastman (Mike) of DuBois, PA; and Shelly Gilbert (Gary) of Lakewood, NY; also, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and her brothers and sister: Leonard Sauers (Shelia) of Fairview, Richard Sauers of Meadville, Louise Podoll (Patrick) of Albion, and Ronald Wolf (Linda) of St. Marys, PA.

Friends may visit with the family at Van Matre Funeral Home, 306 Erie Street, Edinboro on Saturday, May 12th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.