Juan Alberto Pons Perez, 76, of Erie, the founding pastor of San Juan United Methodist Church in Erie, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
Alberto was born in Chiquimulilla, Santa Rosa, Guatemala, Central America on December 15, 1940, son of the late Josefina Pérez Barrientos and Colnl. Carlos Alberto Pons Alejos.
Alberto is survived by his wife Erenie Beatrice Hudson de Pons; children Terry Lynn (John Blake), Brian, and Tammy Pons (Will Holloway); sisters Olga Alicia Pons Gutierrez and Marta Julia Perez Arriaga; grandchildren Alberto Gabriel Holloway Pons and Anastassia Enid Pons. Besides his parents, Alberto was preceded in death by one siste Gregoria Mergar de Morales; and two brothers, Ovidio Mariano Pons Pérez and Salvador Pérez.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, September 9 at the Lakewood United Methodist Church, 3856 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16505, with the Rev. Robert Lewis officiating. Arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc.