Barbara J. Placha
1934 - 2021
Jeff Mantini Funeral Home
701 6Th Ave
Ford City, PA

Barbara J. Placha, 87, of Ford City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at her residence.

She was born April 30, 1934, in Ford City, to Peter Wintgens and Clara Roudybush Wintgens.

Barbara was a bookkeeper for Shoffner Coal Co. and Betty Cunningham Plumbing and Heating. She was a member of Christ, Prince of Peace Parish. A 1952 graduate of Ford City High School, she also was a graduate of the Pittsburgh Business School. Barbara enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. She was a lifelong resident of community.

Survivors include daughters: Lori and Les Zambotti, of Ford City, Linda Peters, of Ford City and Leeann and Jerry Myers, of Ford City; six grandchildren: Katie, Sarah and fiancé, Devan, Melynda and Brian, Elizabeth, Joshua and Rachel; and one great-grandson, Everett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leo Placha, who passed away July 3, 2007; sisters: Margaret Wintgens, Dorothy Sanoba and Louise Beck; and brother, John Wintgens.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ, Prince of Peace Parish, 718 Fourth Ave., Ford City, with Father Eric Dinga as celebrant.

Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mantini Funeral Home, Inc., 701 Sixth Ave., Ford City.

Published by Leader Times from Oct. 5 to Oct. 8, 2021.
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Mass of Christian Burial
Christ, Prince of Peace Parish
718 Fourth Ave., Ford City, PA
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My prayers and deepest sympathy to Lori and family
Debby Retzer Klingensmith
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