Matthew M. Plonis MYERSTOWN Matthew M. Plonis, 40, passed away February 23, 2013, in his mother's residence. He was the companion of Sherrie D. Martin. Born in Skokie, Ill., he was the son of Shirley J. (Steerup) and the late Michael G. Plonis. He was a 1990 graduate of Northern Lebanon High School and a former firefighter
for Fredericks Fire Company. He was employed with Bond Machinery in Manheim, having last worked on May 3, 2012. In addition to his companion, Sherrie, and his mother Shirley, he is survived by two daughters, Virginia and Madison Plonis, both of York; and a sister, Brenda wife of Gideon Steffen, Lebanon. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Hill Funeral Home, Rehrersburg, with his pastor, the Rev. John Barlow officiating. Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at funeral home. Burial will be in Salem Reformed Cemetery, Bethel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, P.O. Box 69, Mohnton, PA 19540.