The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 22, 2013

Anna E. Plempel, 97, Coal Township


The Daily Item

— COAL TOWNSHIP — Anna E. Plempel, 97, of Coal Township, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Mountain View Manor, Coal Township.

She was born Jan. 6, 1916, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Oliver and Olive Evans. She was married to Robert Plempel, who preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 1974.

She was a graduate of Altoona High School and attended the Zeth Commercial School in Altoona.

She formerly was employed as a secretary for the Jewel Tea Co., the Altoona School District, the United Way of Altoona and the Shamokin School District.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Shamokin, and a former member and officer of the Coal Township High-Rise Association.

She enjoyed playing the piano and organ and doing oil painting.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Kay Plempel, of Paxinos; three children and their spouses, Cyndi and Colin DuBois, Patty Plempel and Judy and James Stewart; and six great-grandchildren, Cassandra, Gabriel, Coty, Cassity, Nathaniel and Cameron.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 2.

Interment will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Newry Lutheran Cemetery, Newry.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Anna’s memory may be made to Mountain Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 169, Sunbury, PA 17801, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.