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Don Plunkett


1923 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Don Plunkett Obituary
Don "Buckwheat" Plunkett Sr, age 94 of Westerville, passed away at Parkside Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family on March 6, 2018. He was born on June 23, 1923 to the late William H. and Goldie Mae (Shoemaker) Plunkett in Grand Junction, CO. Don served his country during WWII. Don is survived by wife of 68 years Blanche (Malekovic) Plunkett, children Mary Rubnitz, Rebecca (James) Rousseau, Donald (Kathleen) Plunkett Jr., Yvonne (James) Tobin, Michael (Amy) Plunkett, Jeanette (Kathleen) Plunkett, Olivia (Scott) Rader, Marty Plunkett and Peggy (Michael) Petrovich, 18 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, his is preceded in death by daughter Ann Adams, sons-in-law Fred Adams and Allen Rubnitz, brother William H. Plunkett. Friends may call at Newcomer Funeral Home, NE Chapel, 3047 E. Dublin Granville Rd., Columbus, OH on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral service on Friday at St. Paul's 313 N. State St., Westerville, OH at 10:30am. Reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Jireh India Missions, 2212 Raccoon Ln, Centralia, IL 62801 or to Capital City Hospice, 1650 Watermark Dr., Columbus, OH 43215. Messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.NewcomerColumbus.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Mar. 8, 2018
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