William G. Plavcan Jr., 52

AUG. 7, 1959-FEB. 11, 2012

February 12, 2012
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William Gunton Plavcan Jr., 52, of 18603 Preston Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.

Born Friday, Aug. 7, 1959, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of Dr. William G. Plavcan and his wife, Becky, and the late Carol (Cooper) Plavcan.

He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1977, went on to attend Ohio Wesleyan University and later graduated from the University of Maryland. He then graduated from Frostburg State University, where he earned his MBA.

He was employed with Magnolia Management in Hagerstown.

He was an avid fisherman and Ravens fan.

Besides his father and stepmother, he is survived by wife, Janet Plavcan; daughter, Jennifer Lee Plavcan of Hagerstown; brother, J. Michael Plavcan and wife, Leslie Knerieum, of Fayetteville, Ark.; and stepsisters, Teri J. Shank and husband, Ed, of Hagerstown, and Kelly K. Connery and husband, Timothy, of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. from Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, with the Rev. Linda M. Alessandri officiating.


Family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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