Steven Pontius

March 22, 1959 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 61)


Northumberland- Steven E. Pontius, 61, of Horizon Avenue, passed away unexpectedly, January 19,2021 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Steve was born March 22,1959 in Lewisburg, a son of the late Donald R. Pontius and Terry E. (Johnson)Snyder.  On August 16,1980, he married Tina L. (Snyder) Pontius.

He was currently employed by Thermo Fisher of Millersburg after working for Wood-Mode for over 25 years.

Steve was a member of several billiard leagues, APA, BCA and TAP.  He was a life member of the East Ends Hose Company in Sunbury.  His love of music led him to become a “roadie” for the bands Sucker Punch, Harpo and Gas House Alley.

He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and season ticket holder for 21 years.

In addition to his mother and wife, Steve is survived by his daughter Melissa Williams and her partner Cory Wilt of Selinsgrove, grandchildren Tyler, Delainey, Kylie, Riley and Caylee, one sister and brother-in-law Kathy and Leo Williams of Shermans Dale, mother-in-law Helen L. Snyder Northumberland, sister-in-law Kay Yocum Danville, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Todd and Linda Snyder South Williamsport, brother-in-law Jeff Snyder Northumberland, several nieces and nephews and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Jazmyn, stepfather John D. Snyder and father-in-law Ed Snyder.

Contributions in Steve’s memory can be made to “The Smallest Gift”, raising infant loss awareness and support.  Send contributions to The Smallest Gift c/o Jeannette Gill 169 Woodridge Lane, Northumberland, PA 17857.

A graveside Interment service will be held in the upper level of Riverview Cemetery , Northumberland at 1:00pm, Monday, January 25 with Vicar Karla Leiby officiating.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland.

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January 25, 2021

1:00 PM
Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland

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