Shirley J.M. Plotner, 76

NOV. 7, 1936-JUNE 21, 2013

June 22, 2013
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Shirley Jean Marie Plotner, 76, of 304 Coneflower Drive, Williamsport, Md., died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Nov. 7, 1936, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Albert B. and Edna Ruth Sprecher Charlton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ellis Plotner, in April 1998.

She was previously employed as an insurance agent for 36 years.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

She was a member of Williamsport Red Men Lodge 84, Williamsport American Legion Women's Auxiliary and the Southside Democrat Club.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Marie Pitsnogle and her husband, Doug, of Hagerstown, Md.; one son, Dan Plotner of Hagerstown and his fiancée, Joan Bowers of Hagerstown; three sisters, R. Elaine Roane of Hagerstown, Bertha I. Thomas of Halfway, Md., and Patricia A. Harbaugh of Hagerstown; one grandson, Jarrod C. Plotner of Martinsburg, W.Va., and his fiancée, Shannon Stenack, and Jarrod's mother, Debby Cline of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a great-grandson, Morgan Paul Plotner of Martinsburg; and a special friend, Adolph D. "Bud" Jones of Hagerstown, and his children and their families.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Ebersole; and one brother, Albert C. Charlton.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport. The Rev. Robert V. Robinson will officiate. 

Family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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