ST. MICHAEL — PLOWS – Victor D. Jr., 59, St. Michael, went to be with the Lord Sept. 15, 2013, at home. Born Feb. 17, 1954, in St. Michael, son of Victor D. Sr. and Kathryn (Webster) Plows. Preceded in death by parents; brother and sister-in-law, William and Susan Plows; niece, Tammy Plows; brother-in-law, Harry Ruffing; father and mother-in-law, Donald Sr. and Dorothy “Pat” Grassmyer; and stepdaughter, Tammy (Michaels) Conaghan. Survived by wife, Claudia (Grassmyer) Plows, St. Michael; sons, Victor III “Jake” (Missy Delso), Sidman, and Terry (Shay), South Carolina; daughters, Dawn (Paul) Diest, Washington, Pa., and Vicki (Tim) Streets, South Carolina; stepchildren, Richelle (Calvin) Rose, Penn; DJ (Kristen Cinko) Brehm, Windber; and Josh Brehm, St. Michael; brothers, Gary (Paula Barlam), South Fork, and Kerry Lynn (Kim Cannoni), St. Michael; sisters, Linda Ruffing, South Fork, and Carol (Mel) Moss, Sidman; sisters-in-law, Linda Birch (Robert Stiles); Debbie (Harry) Morgart; and Cindy (Greg) Beppler, all of Johnstown; brothers-in-law, Donald (Lisa Donahue) Grassmyer, and Steve (Becky Reese) Grassmyer, all of Johnstown; grandparents, Jim Fuller and Joann Long, Arizona; 18 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and family and gave his life to the Lord. Victor attended Forest Hills High School and was a former employee of John Hruska Trucking Inc. He loved his job as a truck driver and proudly drove truck for over 35 years. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork. Viewing at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Scalp Ave., Richland, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Pastors Scott and Carol Custead, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Mary Louise Leventry
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Joseph R. Latch Jr.
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