Joshua Pontrello

Joshua  Pontrello

Joshua Pontrello of Kalamazoo (Alamo Twp.) passed away Thursday, March 8, 2007 at his home. Joshua was born in Buffalo, NY to John and Mary (Ucci) Pontrello.  His faith was very strong and witnessing for Jesus was his main goal in life. Joshua worked as a millwright for General Motors in Buffalo, Kalamazoo and Lansing, retiring in 2000. He enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. On November 1, 1975 in Buffalo, he married Elke Schietke, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters and 2 sons, Judy (Don) Bartow of Evansville, IN, Ronald (Kristine) Pontrello of Buffalo, Rosemarie (Mike) Guillow of Buffalo, Jason (Angela) Pontrello of Syracuse, NY, Crystal Pontrello of Riverside, CA; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren;  3 sisters and 2 brothers, Mary Jane (Tom) Sciandra, Esther Lurwig, Daniel (Sharon ) Pontrello, Elizabeth Pontrello, Bill (Joanne) Pontrello; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph and a sister Lydia. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be announced later.

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