WARREN - Kathy A. Pondillo, 61, of Warren, died at 4 a.m. Saturday at her residence.
She was born May 2, 1952, in Warren, the daughter of Andrew and Faye Boyazis Graham.
She graduated from Howland High School in 1971 and married Albert Pondillo on July 3, 1977.
Kathy A. Pondillo
Kathy was a member of the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.
She spent anywhere from three to six months a year serving as a missionary in Africa working with orphans in the country of Zambia.
As an animal lover, she always had a dog or a cat in the house. Spending time by the water with her husband, Al, at their beach house in Nags Head, N.C., was another one of her favorite things. Her hobbies included writing poetry, short stories and painting. Kathy had a wonderful and special sense of humor.
She is survived by her parents, Andrew and Faye Graham of Warren; her husband, Dr. Albert Pondillo of Howland; two sisters, Kaye (James) Soffos of Warren and Nora (John) Millik of Warren; and her best friend JoAnne Byrum.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Nicholas Graham
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.
The family requests that material contributions be made to Noah Ministries, PO Box 1653, Kitty Hawk, N.C., in her memory.