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Ralph Ponsart

Ralph J. Ponsart, age 87. Beloved husband for 62 years of M. Elynor (nee Wittrup). Loving father of David (wife Karla) and Allen (wife Michele). Devoted grandfather of Laurianne, Katie, Greg, and Kirsten. Dear brother of Mary Lou D’Alessandris (husband Louis deceased), Charles (wife Shirley), Donald (wife Jan) (both deceased), Henry (deceased) (wife Emmaline Michalski) and Elizabeth Kirchner (husband Melvin) (both deceased).

Ralph was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran. A resident of Euclid for 52 years, Ralph retired after 44 years of employment as a foreman in the shipping and receiving department for General Electric at the Cleveland Bulb Plant. He was a member of Shoregate United Methodist Church and a member and usher at the former Masters Church. He was also a member of the Acacia Masonic Lodge #651 F&AM (formerly Raymer Covenant Masonic Lodge), Woodward Council, Mt. Olive Royal Arch and a past patron of Western Reserve Order of the Eastern Star and Treasurer of Euclid High 12.

Contributions may be made in Ralph’s memory to Euclid Senior Center, 1 Bliss Avenue, Euclid, OH 44123.

Celebration of Life Service Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11 am the Funeral Home. Interment with military honors at Crown Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Ralph at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) SUNDAY 2-5 P.M. Masonic Service Sunday 4 P.M.

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  1. To the Ponsart family my deepest sympathy. Your family is in our prayers.

  2. Elynor, our prayers are with you and your family in the passing of Ralph. You have both been a blessing to the congregation at Shoregate United Methodist Church, and we will dearly miss Ralph.

  3. cheryl Cross-mcmasters :

    deepest sympathey to your family. he was a great man. will miss him at softball.

  4. James R. Cogan, Sr. :

    Ralph was a dedicated family man with strong ties to his faith and Freemasonry. His dedication to the Masonic Fraternity will be greatly missed.
    Everyone wishes the family the best knowing that the good Lord is holding him in the palm of his hands.
    We will miss you!

  5. Richard & Dena Cambier :

    Ralph was a dedicated Mason and a very nice person and he will be missed by his brothern. Dena and I offer our deepest smyphaty to all the family.
    Richard & Dena Cambier

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