Eugene M. Pleban

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Eugene M. Pleban of Glenmoore Eugene M. Pleban, 70, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2012 in Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester. He was the loving husband of Romaine S. Krashnak Pleban. Eugene was born on December 17, 1941 to the late Michael and Mary (Shemanksi) Pleban of Plymouth Township, Pa. He was a graduate of Harter High School, West Nanticoke, Pa. and a graduate of Lincoln Technical School of Newark, N.J., as an auto mechanic. Prior to his retirement, Eugene worked as a master mechanic of transmissions at Lindgren Chrysler-Plymouth, Reading. Eugene was a parishioner and former usher of St. Peter Parish, West Brandamore. All who knew Gene will remember him for being a car enthusiast, avid bicyclist and fisherman and dog and cat lover. After receiving a heart transplant in 2000, Eugene became a two-time athlete in the U.S. Transplant Games for Team Philadelphia. He is survived by a godson, Ronald Shemanski, Union, N.J.; goddaughter Danielle Davis and husband Justin, Pringle, Pa; uncle Martin Shemanski, Hemet, Calif.; sister-in-law, Christine Price and husband Clarence, Shavertown, Pa.; nieces, Christine Schweizer and husband Rick, Plymouth, Pa.; Annette Price, Shavertown, Pa.; four great-nephews, one great-niece and many loving cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 27, from St. Peter Catholic Church, 2835 Manor Road, West Brandywine. Interment will be private at St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery in Luzerne Co., Pa. A calling hour will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Neighborhood Hospice, 400 East Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19380 or Gift of Life Family House, 401 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook. For additional information and online condolences, please visit www.thelabsfh.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Sept. 26, 2012
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