Leola O. Plubell, 87, of LeContes Mills, died on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at her home.
She was born on February 25, 1930 in LeContes Mills, a daughter of the late Henry and Erma (Cole) Smith.
Mrs. Plubell was a bus driver for the Clearfield Area School District and was also employed by the former Timberline Furniture. In addition, she was a Notary Public for over 25 years.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Frenchville, the Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary and the Mosquito Creek Sportmans Club. In addition, she served on the election board for Girard Township.
She is survived by six children, Gary L. Plubell and wife Gwen of Bigler, Gregory J. Plubell of Lebanon, Gail M. Stiner and husband Raymond of LeContes Mills, Suzette D. Plubell and companion Tim Prisk of Curwensville, Rhonda K. McGovern and husband Douglas of Frenchville, and Mark A. Plubell and wife Andria of Clearfield; fourteen grandchildren; twenty two great grandchildren; a sister, Mona Butler and of Boalsburg; and a brother, Leslie Smith of Clearfield.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy B. Plubell on May 14, 2007 and whom she wed June 30, 1951 in Frenchville. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Donald, Ronald, Homer and Jacob Smith; and a sister, Ursula Johnson.
Mass of Christian burial will be said at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Frenchville, on Friday at 11 AM with Father Philip Billotte as celebrant and Raymond Stiner. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Frenchville.
Friends will be received at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield on Thursday from 4-7 PM and at church on Friday from 10-11 AM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Young People Who Care Ministries at Bethany Retreat, P.O. Box 129, Frenchville, PA or St. Mary Catholic Church, PO Box 159, Frenchville, PA, 16836.
To sign the on-line guest book go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.