Obituaries » Cyril J. Pontillo

April 17, 1940 - December 22, 2018

Funeral Service Date
January 3, 2019
Funeral Service Time
11:00 am

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Cyril Joseph Pontillo, Ph.D., 78, of Fort Wayne died December 22, 2018. Cy was born to the late Edith and Cyril Pontillo on April 17, 1940, in Kenosha, WI. Cy was the beloved husband of Elaine Pontillo. Cy and his wife made Fort Wayne their home in 2005. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. He completed his graduate study with his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University -Carbondale. His successful career in higher education administration progressed and brought him from many years of service at Gateway Technical College in Wisconsin to four other states and vice president positions. He was a passionate football enthusiast playing for Northwestern University and University of Wisconsin-Stout, and ending his playing days with a brief career with the Chicago Bears in 1965. He enjoyed time with his family and traveling, hunting, fishing and time at the lake cottage in Ohio. He was the loving father of Lisa (Jason) Bailey and grandfather of Antonia and Ciara Bailey of Elk River, MN. He is survived by his siblings Dennis Pontillo and Dena Pontillo of Kenosha, WI. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Rd with calling one hour prior at the church. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery , Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Allen County SPCA, or charity of choice.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Visitation Date

Visitation Time

Funeral Service Information:

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

Phone: 260-432-0268

Address: 10700 Aboite Center Rd Fort Wayne IN, 46804

Service Notes: calling 1 hour prior

Funeral Service Date

January 3, 2019

Funeral Service Time

11:00 am

Additional Info

calling 1 hour prior

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