American Veteran 06


Jack Pletcher

September 30, 1938 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 80)

Jon 'Jack' Karl Pletcher, 80 of Greensburg, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at Westmoreland Manor.

He was born September 30, 1938 in Greensburg, a son of the late William M. and Edna (Crago) Pletcher.

Jack accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior right before he passed. He was a member of the VFW Post 33 of Greensburg. Jack was a proud twenty year veteran of the Air Force and stood Honor Guard for President Kennedy's inauguration.

After the Air Force, he worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Stuart Drugs of Greensburg before retiring from the Bank of New York Mellon in Pittsburgh from the IT Department. Jack was an avid collector. He also enjoyed reading and watching war movies and discussing history. Jack loved dogs and cats.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Pletcher; infant daughter, Christina Pletcher, and son, David Alan Pletcher.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Mary Ann (Stahl) Pletcher; daughter, Christine Gworek; granddaughters, Marissa Miller Ellis (Troy) and Chelsea Calcagni; great grandchildren, Lily Hummel and Jonathan Ellis; brother Richard Pletcher (Mary); and three nieces.

Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm at the KEPPLE-GRAFT Funeral Home 524 N. Main  Street, Greensburg, PA where services will be held on Tuesday at 11am with Rev. Dawn Lynn Check officiating.

Private interment will be in Westmoreland County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Otterbein United Methodist Church 111 College Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601 or the Alzheimer's Association at

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Donations may be made to:

Otterbein United Methodist Church
111 College Avenue, Greensburg PA 15601

Alzheimers Association
1100 Liberty Ave Suite E-201, Pittsburgh PA 15222

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