NEWVILLE — PLETCHER – Margaret Ann, 94, a resident of Green Ridge Village, Newville, Pa., died on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Born Aug. 15, 1919, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Charles E. and Catherine Thomas Allison. Margaret was a member of Newville Church of the Brethren. She was a 1937 graduate of Ferndale High School and then went on to graduate as a registered nurse from Windber Hospital School of Nursing. She married the Rev. Ordo M. Pletcher in 1939. As a minister’s wife, Margaret served along-side her husband for more than 60 years in numerous Church of the Brethren congregations throughout South Central Pennsylvania. She also had her own career as an R.N., was an evaluator for Goodwill Industries, a teacher’s aide in the Big Spring School District and had worked in the human resource department of Ingersoll Rand. Survived by her sons, Randall M. (Donna) Pletcher, Newville; Trent (Clarene) Pletcher, Enola; and Reid A. (Linda) Pletcher, Shippensburg; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Charles E. Allison and James Allison, Johnstown. In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Ordo M. Pletcher, who died Sept. 10, 2001, and brother, John “Jack” Allison. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at Ridge Church of the Brethren, Shippensburg, the Rev. Earl K. Zeigler and the Rev. John F. Hess, officiating. Interment will follow at Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Newville Church of the Brethren, 16 Carlisle Road Newville, Pa. 17241. Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.
- District Deaths March 8, 2014
Albert Lynn Boring
BORING – Albert Lynn, 53, Ebensburg, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Ebensburg Center, Sunset House.
Richard C. Claycomb
CLAYCOMB – Mr. Richard C., 72, Heritage Road, Osterburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
Shelvy J. Elbertson
ELBERTSON – Shelvy J., 51, Johnstown, passed away March 6, 2014.
Gloria Jean (Dunmire) Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH – Gloria Jean (Dunmire), 75, Seward, passed away March 6, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis M. Faight
FAIGHT – Phyllis M., 78, Jackson Township, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Alta Jane Fox
FOX – Alta Jane, 81, Daisytown, passed away March 7, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Thelma (Kearney) Kodosky
KODOSKY – Thelma “Jeannie” (Kearney), 78, Lilly, went to her eternal rest March 7, 2014.
Lois Jean (Dunmeyer) Lepley
LEPLEY – Lois Jean (Dunmeyer), 70, West Virginia, formerly of Somerset County, died March 5, 2014, at home.
REITZ – David, 76, passed away March 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
James J. Saylor Sr.
SAYLOR – James J. Sr. “Pap,” Davidsville, died peacefully March 7, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
W. Jean (Mishler) Naugle Wingard
WINGARD – W. Jean Mishler Naugle, 85, formerly of Morgantown and Davidsville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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- District Deaths March 7, 2014
GEORGE – Robert “Bob,” 71, Portage, passed away March 4, 2014, in Johnstown.
Marcella S. (Ciccotelli) Gillin
GILLIN – Marcella S. (Ciccotelli), 85, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully March 5, 2014, at Cambria Care Center.
Peter Holubz Jr.
HOLUBZ – Peter Jr., 89, Johnstown, died March 5, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Lillian Marlene (Anderson) Howard
HOWARD – Lillian Marlene (Anderson), 71, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home.
KAUFMAN – Morton, 84, Westmont, lost his battle with cancer March 5, 2014.
James Guido Mastrine
MASTRINE – James Guido, 63, Ebensburg, died March 5, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
Anna T. Pipon
PIPON – Mrs. Anna T., 99, Windber, passed away March 6, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Thomas F. Reynolds
REYNOLDS – Thomas F., 62, Tire Hill, died March 5, 2014.
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