Tuesday, January 18, 2011
June 3, 1941 - Jan 7, 2011
Elizabeth "Eliz" Anne Ponti of Woodinville, WA. passed away on Jan 7, 2011, after a courageous eight year battle with cancer. Born on June 3, 1941, to Bill and Grace Burroughs of Walla Walla, WA.
She married her husband of 49 years Ken Ponti, also of Walla Walla. She raised three boys in Woodinville. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. An amazing cook, she enjoyed working in her garden and spending time with her cherished grandchildren. She was a regular at the kid's sporting events and school activities.
She is survived by her husband Ken, three sons, Darin (Sheri);Ryan (Laurie); Todd (Cynthia), her six grandchildren, Cooper, Brody, Kayla, Elyanne, and Whitacker, Abigail. Her brother and sister of Walla Walla, Shirley Ossipoff (Burroughs); Sheldon Burroughs, and large extended family of aunts and cousins. Eliz was preceded in death by her brother's Danny and Chuck Burroughs.
Thanks to the doctor's Lonergan and Tobin and staff at Evergreen Cancer Center. A special thanks to Dr. Richard Neiman, a long-time medical advisor and friend for 30 years. In lieu of flowers, send donations to Evergreen Cancer Center. Remembrances at: http://www.washelli.com/obits/