Adela E. Pontikos (nee Neura), 74, beloved wife of James; loving mother of Allen Eads, Eileen Steitz (Jack), Michael Eads (Karen) and Michele Love (Tim); cherished grandmother of Taylor and Jake Steitz, Michael, Jr. and Harrison Eads, Madeline, Teagan and Curran Love; dear sister of Peter Neura, Aqua Witkowski, Ruth Carrol, Irene Witner and the late Capt. Theodore Neura USAF, Aldona Duleba, Joseph, Edward and Victor Neura; special aunt, cousin and friend of many.
She will be remembered for her boundless love for her family and friends, her warm hospitality, selflessness and generosity. She was a lifelong caregiver to her disabled son, Allen, and she worked as a Registered Nurse for 45 years at Lutheran Medical Center.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Martin of Tours Church in Valley City, on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 10 A.M. Interment will be in St. Martin of Tours Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday, January 24, 2014, from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. to 8 P.M., at the A. Ripepi and Sons Funeral Home, 18149 Bagley Rd., Middleburg Heights (West of I-71).