Mary A. (Homer) Pleva, age 100, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Born on March 12, 1919 in Layton, PA, she was the daughter of Michael and Pauline Homer of Round Bottom. Mary attended Virgin Run School. She was a homemaker and farmer who loved tending her flower gardens and singing at family gatherings. She settled with her family at Yough River View Farm in Vanderbilt, PA in 1946, and for many years delivered farm produce throughout the local area.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Jacob Pleva, son Joseph Jr., daughter Helen Clark and brothers Stanley, John, Peter and Michael.
She is survived by her sons John Pleva and wife Ruth of Vanderbilt, PA, Frank Pleva and wife Sandy of West Newton, PA,; grandchildren: Tammy Mangan and husband Daniel of Myersville, MD, John Edward Pleva of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Michael Pleva and wife Nina of Connellsville, PA, Kelly Roll and husband Nathan and Joseph Pleva of West Newton, PA, Peggy Harvey and husband Craig of Connellsville, Steven Reagan and his wife Peggy Sue of Connellsville, Michelle Stoops and her husband Matthew of Connellsville, Jeffrey Reagan of Connellsville and his fiancée, Kathy Perry of Latrobe; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Anna Simzisko of Jacobs Creek, PA,; special niece Joanne Cushman and husband Harold of Vanderbilt, PA.
A Funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 am on Tuesday, July 2nd at St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Scottdale. Interment will follow at Green Ridge Memorial Park.
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