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March 18, 2013

Anthony T. ‘Tee’ Ponzio

Officer of Hubbard board, club had variety of jobs

---- — Anthony T. “Tee” Ponzio of Hubbard died Sunday afternoon, March 17, 2013, in his home. He was 91.

Mr. Ponzio was born Sept. 6, 1921, in Youngstown, a son of Mario E. and Sofia DeAscentis Ponzio. He moved to Hubbard in 1947.

He was a graduate of East High School and what is now Youngstown State University.

As a member of First Presbyterian Church in Hubbard for more than 60 years, Mr. Ponzio sang in the choir.

Tony served with the Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946. 

Tony was an Internal Revenue Service enforcement agent for 21 years; a high school teacher in Cortland for three years; a truck dealership bookkeeper for Yourga GMC Agency; and the Hubbard school board treasurer from 1975 to 1985.

Tony was a floral delivery truck driver for the former Hulbert Florist and a parking lot attendant at Kelley-Robb Funeral Home, both Hubbard.

He was a member of Free and Accepted Masons Sulgrave Lodge 696; and American Legion Post 51 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3767, both Hubbard.

Tony was a member of Hubbard Kiwanis Club since 1965, having been a past president and treasurer, and belonged to the Hubbard Community Fund for more than 50 years.

Tony enjoyed golfing; traveling with his wife Helen, having visited 48 of the 50 states; and, especially, spending time with his family.

He played the saxophone and clarinet and was in a band, the Ambassadors of Swing, for 30 years.

His wife, the former Helen C. Christoff, whom he married June 28, 1945, died March 9, 2007.

Tony leaves: a son, Alan A. Ponzio and his wife Debbi, Maumee, Ohio; a daughter, Phyllis D. and her husband Arthur Kourian, Hubbard; five grandchildren, Courtney and her husband Geoff Helmlinger, Elizabeth and her husband Brent Borgelt, Amanda and her husband Shawn Marcello, Katherine Ponzio and Sarah Kourian; and seven great-grandchildren, Adam and Abby Ponzio, Avery and Ashton Borgelt, Shawn and Alyssa Marcello and Addison Helmlinger.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Vincent M. Ponzio and Carl K. Ponzio; and two sisters, Josephine Caputo and Dora Moretti.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank-you to Ray and Julie for all their warm and compassionate care to Tony for the past two years.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to First Presbyterian Church, 22 Westview Ave.; or Hubbard Community Fund, Box 111, both Hubbard, OH 44425.

PONZIO

Anthony T. “Tee,” 91, Hubbard.

Calling hours: Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (3-20-13) in KELLEY-ROBB-CUMMINS FUNERAL HOME, 709 N. Main St., Hubbard. Please visit www.krcummins.com to send condolences to the family.

Service: Funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Interment: Hubbard Union Cemetery.

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