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Marie T. Plavin

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Marie T. Plavin, 86, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Palm Bay, Florida. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and came to Brevard County in 1980 from Bristol, PA. Marie was a member of Scribblers in Brevard Country and enjoyed art. Marie, known as Sister Mary Alexis, was a member of Sisters of Mercy Congregation of New Jersey for 25 years. She taught in Catholic Schools and later in public schools in New Jersey. Sister Alexis left the Order and later married Leon Plavin, who predeceased her in 2000. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Richard and Joseph McCann. Marie is survived by her step-sons, Jerry, Stanley and Jules Plavin; sister, Frances (Fred) Coladonato; brothers, Clement and Walter McCann; sister in law, Helen McCann; and numerous nieces and nephews of the McCann and Palko families. Services were held in Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Health First, 1900 Dairy Road, Melbourne, FL 32904. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home and Crematory in Melbourne is serving the family, 723-2345, www.brownliemaxwell.com.

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on July 23, 2013
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