Anna E. Plempel

Anna E. Plempel, 97, Coal Township, passed away Sunday at Mountain View Manor, Coal Township.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Oliver and Olive Evans.

Surviving are a son, Lee and wife, Kay, of Paxinos; three grandchildren: Cyndi DuBois and husband, Colin, Patty Plempel and Judy Stewart and husband, James; and six great-grandchildren: Cassandra, Gabriel, Coty, Cassity, Nathaniel and Cameron.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Plempel, on Jan. 12, 1974.

Anna graduated from Altoona High School and attended the Zeth Commercial School in Altoona. She was formerly employed as a secretary for the Jewel Tea Co., the Altoona Area School District, the United Way of Blair County and the Shamokin School District. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Shamokin, and a former member and officer of the Coal Township Highrise Association.

Anna enjoyed playing the piano and organ and oil painting.

Friends will be received from 1 until the 2 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury. Interment will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Newry Lutheran Cemetery.

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