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Obituary of Joseph Allen Pletcher Jr., 62


Joseph Allen Pletcher, Jr, 62, of Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. Born on January 24, 1956, in Bellefonte, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Lillian B. Novosel Pletcher, Sr. On November 21, 1981, in Bellefonte, he married Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Jones, who survives at home.

Allen was a 1974 graduate of Bellefonte Area High School. He was of the Catholic faith.

Allen worked at Cerro Metal Products for over 30 years, before it’s closing. He then went to work at the Bellefonte Area Middle School as a Janitor, retiring in March 2018 after 6 years of service.

Allen was a life member of the Logan Fireman Company and a life member of the Bellefonte EMS. He enjoyed fishing and watching television, especially Penn State Football, Pittsburgh Steelers football and the Spikes Baseball games. His favorite pastime was being with his grandchildren.

Allen is survived by his wife, Beth, and two sons; Matthew A. Pletcher and his fiancé, Kim Shope, of Bellefonte and Michael A. Pletcher also of Bellefonte. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Bryce Pletcher, Karlee Jackson and Triniti Jackson.

There will be a public visitation on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 6-8pm at the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home in Centre Hall. Burial will be private at the Centre County Memorial Park in State College.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, PO Box 579, Centre Hall, PA 16828.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, Inc. 228 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Centre Hall. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at

Name of Deceased

Joseph Allen Pletcher Jr.



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Funeral Home

Daughenbaugh Funeral Home

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