Leola O. Plubell, 87, of LeContes Mills died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017 at her home.
She was born Feb. 25, 1930, a daughter of the late Henry and Erma (Cole) Smith.
Mrs. Plubell was a bus driver for the Clearfield Area School District and also employed by the former Timberline Furniture. In addition, she was a Notary Public for more than 25 years.
She was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church, Frenchville.
She was a member of the Frenchville Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary and the Mosquito Creek Sportsman’s Club. In addition, she served on the election board for Girard Township.
She is survived by six children, Gary L. Plubell and his wife, Gwen of Bigler, Gregory J. Plubell of Lebanon, Gail M. Stiner and her husband, Raymond of LeContes Mills, Suzette D. Plubell and her companion, Tim Prisk of Curwensville, Rhonda K. McGovern and her husband, Douglas of Frenchville and Mark A. Plubell and his wife, Andria of Clearfield; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mona Butler 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 to whom she was 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.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Frenchville, with Father Philip Billotte as celebrant and Raymond Stiner. Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Frenchville.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, and again from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
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, P.O. Box 159, Frenchville, PA, 16836.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.