Jane E. Pletcher, 89, Charleston, S.C., formerly of Altoona, died Monday afternoon at her residence.
She was born in Williamsport, daughter of the late Jay and Elizabeth (Bower) McErn. She married Robert T. Pletcher on May 28, 1945, in Morgantown, W.Va., and he preceded her in death on June 1, 2001.
Surviving are two daughters: Susan E. Pletcher, with whom she resided, and Gayle (Ken) Loose of Altoona; a son, Robert T. Jr. (Sue) of Altoona; four grandchildren: Robert Pletcher of Altoona, Michael Frederick (Lisa) of Charleston, S.C., R. Todd Pletcher (Rachel) of Darlington, S.C., and Matthew Frederick (Casey) of North Charleston, S.C.; six great-grandchildren: Ashley Pletcher, Katelyn Frederick, Landon Pletcher, Madison Frederick, Logan Pletcher and Kayla Jane Frederick; and a stepbrother, Robert Logue of Blossburg.
Jane retired from the Environmental Services Department at Altoona Hospital. She was a former member of St. Luke Episcopal Church and the former Blair Senior Center. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, computer solitaire and her cats, Shadow and Dora.
Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. by Father Patrick Collins. Private interment will be at Schencks Cemetery, Howard.
In lieu of flowers, kindly make contributions to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.