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Melvin L. Plunkard, Jr.

July 28, 1958 ~ March 21, 2021 (age 62)


Melvin L. Plunkard, Jr., age 62, of Mars, passed away on Sunday evening, March 21, 2021 at his home.

Born in Butler, PA on July 28, 1958, he was the son of the late Melvin and Genevieve Draper Plunkard, Sr.

Melvin had worked as a tree cutter, as a laborer for Miller Screen and Design and then worked for the Mars Beer Distributor.

He enjoyed playing horseshoes and hosting his annual picnic.

Surviving are three sisters, Debra Sue Betts of Sarver, Linda Plunkard of Evans City and Beatrice Wideman (Milton) of Canton, Ohio, a brother, Ralph Plunkard (Margo) of Mars, his beloved dog, Shea and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Timothy Beyers and Robert Eugene Plunkard.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday from 6-8 PM. Closing Prayers will follow the service at 8:00 PM. Memorials may be given to the family to assist with final expenses. Directions and condolences are available at

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