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Violet R. Vollmer | 85

August 30, 1936 - May 26, 2022

Violet R. Vollmer, 85, of 185 Center Street, formerly of Bucktail Road, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, May 26, 2022, at her residence.

She was born August 30, 1936, in Horton Township, Elk County, daughter of the late James and Violet Kline Pontious. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Ridgway High School, Class of 1955.

On June 30, 1956, in St. Mary’s Church, Violet married the late Clarence F. “Boy” Vollmer, who preceded her in death on August 20, 2007.

Violet is survived by three daughters: Lucinda Uncapher (Marvin) of Blairsville, PA, June Sienko (David) of Hallstead, PA, and Barbara Glatt (Sam) of St. Marys; one son, John F. Vollmer (Sharon) of St. Marys; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Daniel Sorg of St. Marys; and by her in-laws: Esther Herzing of St. Marys, Donald Vollmer of St. Marys, Patricia Vollmer of Kersey, and Nadine “Dina” Pontious of Johnsonburg.

In addition to her husband and parents, Violet was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Sorg on March 23, 1999; a brother, George Pontious; and by her dog, Daisy.

Violet was a member of the Sacred Heart Church as well as the Rosary Altar Society, St. Anne’s Society, and the Red Hat Society. She was a kind and friendly person that loved her family and friends immensely. She was an avid reader, enjoyed doing puzzles, Sudoku, and playing cards.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Thomas Curry, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the St. Marys Public Library, 127 Center Street, St. Marys, PA 15857.



No Visitation

Funeral Service

May 31, 2022
10:00 am
Sacred Heart Church

Final Resting Place

May 31, 2022
11:00 am
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery

Tribute Wall


  1. Deepest sympathy! Violet was a caring, super sweet, and kind person. Met Violet as she use to attend Queen’s 7am weekday mass until she moved to the High Rise. Many conversations and she was so proud of her family and loved her dog.

  2. Prayers for your families during this difficult time! Our deepest sympathies

  3. Sorry to here about Violet she was a great neighbor and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rod and Mary Salter

  4. Lucy, June, Barb, John (and families):
    I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. She was a sweetheart and I am honored to have known her. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. So very sorry for your loss. Violet was a person who influenced and enriched so many people. She made you want to be a better person. She will most certainly be missed but her memory will live on for a very long time.

  6. To the Vollmer kids – the best neighbors ever, we had the best times growing up together and our parents were a big part of it. We are all so sad to hear this news. I feel like I want us all to “meet at the bridge” one more time and pretend life is simple again. We love you all!

  7. I will always remember Mrs. Vollmer’s smile. I would see her walking her dog.

  8. My Condolences to everyone on the loss of your Mom and Grandma Mike Yanak

  9. Barb your mom will be missed

  10. So sorry to hear of the passing of Violet. Such a sweet person. My sincere condolences to the family.

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