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Bernard A. "Red" Ponko

Bernard A. "Red" Ponko
  • October 8, 1954 - November 9, 2019
  • Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ponko family. Frank and Eleanor McGrogan


Posted by: A friend   Nov 20, 2019

Buddo....My thoughts are with you and your family on the passing of Red. My hope is that when you think of him his smile and laugh will bring you and your family peace. He was one of the good guys.

Peace. Bud Zeman


Posted by: A friend   Nov 13, 2019

Red played a huge and wonderful part of Ray, Suzy, Jarret, and my life for so many years!
He brought joy and hugs, encouragement and laughter to everyone- we were shaped by our blessed time with him.....


Posted by: Elizabeth South - Latrobe, PA - Friend   Nov 13, 2019

R.I.P. Red
Thank you for being such a big part of my life when I was younger, you were like an uncle to me when I was growing up.
Thanks for teaching me basketball & supporting me in so many things growing up.
It meant a lot to me that you read one of the reading verses at my wedding.
Your smile & laugh could light up any room, you were loved by so many.
You lived a full

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Posted by: Suzy S. - Latrobe, PA   Nov 12, 2019

R.I.P. Red
Thank you for being such a big part of my life when I was younger, you were like an uncle to me when I was growing up.
Thanks also for teaching me basketball & supporting me in so many things growing up.
It meant a lot that to me that you read one of the reading verses at my wedding.
Your smile & laugh could light up any room.
You were loved by many.
You lived a

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Posted by: Suzy S. - Latrobe, PA   Nov 12, 2019

Redman thank you for being my friend we had a lot of fun from softball and pirate games to the after parties. I will NEVER forget you, number 11 in your scorecard and number 1 in your heart. Never met a challenge you didn't accept and never left home without your glove. The late nights at redwood diner for french fries with gravy and the ride home from various places not to mention. You are the best and God

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Posted by: Jeffrey Immel - connellsville, PA   Nov 12, 2019

Mary, I was so sorry to read about the passing of your husband. I will keep you and your family in my prayers and wish you peace and strength to get through this very difficult time. Sincerely, Ame Gula


Posted by: Ame Gula - Stahlstown, PA - Coworker   Nov 12, 2019

Rip redhh


Posted by: Phil Davis - Mount Pleasant, PA   Nov 12, 2019

Deepest sympathy to the Ponko family my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Red, I know I haven't seen you in many years but the time spent when we were young and having fun will never be forgotten.

Rest in peace my friend !!


Posted by: Jeff Leaf - Turnersville, NJ - Friend   Nov 11, 2019

Kathy and I are very sorry to hear of Reds passing


Posted by: Rick and Kathy Wawrzyniak - Myrtle Beach, SC - Classmate   Nov 11, 2019