Mary ‘Bub’ Plewa

Dec. 15, 1921 April 14, 2014

Mary “Bub” Plewa, 92, Harrisburg, formerly of Coupon, died Monday at PinnacleHealth Community General Hospital, Harrisburg, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Amsbry, daughter of the late Jacob and Anna (Koeck) Finklestine.

Surviving are three children: Joseph and wife, Elaine (Butch), with whom Mary resided in Harrisburg, Francis and wife, Patricia (Passonetti), of Altoona and Theresa Green of Port Richey, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Martin Finklestine and wife, Christine (Tornarelli), of Gallitzin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley, on April 13, 1986; a son, Stanley; a daughter, Linda Ann; four brothers: John, Leo, Thomas and Donald; and three sisters: Agnes Mikolajczyk, Rose Quartz and Catherine Bono.

Mary enjoyed crocheting, knitting, word search puzzles and bingo. She was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Coupon, and a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Harrisburg.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville, where a vigil service will be held Friday afternoon. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ashville, the Rev. Sean Code as celebrant. Committal will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Coupon.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 6150 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112, in Mary’s memory.