A Celebration of Life for Michael David PonTell, who passed away May 12, at age 23 years old, will be Sunday afternoon, May 31st.  Michael was the son of Michelle Dowling and Steve PonTell and brother to sisters Erin and Grace. His grandmothers are Mary Dowling and Donna (Dee) PonTell. Michael’s cousins are: Luke, Marko, Kadija, Claire, Paige, Ethan, Loc, Maren, Lachlan, and Caulder, as well as those from Switzerland Levin, Dylan, Mario and Nicolas.

Michael PonTell, an author himself of two books, founded Onlinbrary, a platform for students and budding authors, to have their work published on the open market.

The memorial service will be held at the Ontario Doubletree Inn, 222 North Vineyard Ontario, May 31st Sunday at 2:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, the PonTell Family requests that donations be sent to: Achieve Goals, an educational 501c-3 non-profit organization, affiliated with Onlinbrary. The contributions will be directed to support young writers, coordinate future contests and provide scholarships.The donations need to specify ‘in the name of Michael D. PonTell’ and  mailed to: 11625 Mount Hood Court, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737.