The Life of Betty J Plunkett
BETTY JANE PLUNKETT BOARDMAN – There will be funeral services on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home, 4221 Market St. in Boardman, for Betty Jane Plunkett, 73, who died Friday, July 6, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic. Betty was born Nov. 28, 1938, in Dixionville, Pa., the daughter the late Urald and Della (Stuchell) Dye. Betty moved to the Youngstown area in the 1950s. She was a member of Saint Luke Church and formerly worked at K-Mart Department Store in Boardman. Betty is survived by her husband of 53 years, Donald F. Plunkett, whom she married on Sept. 13, 1958; four children, Veronica A. (Kenny) Wright of New Middletown, Ronald M. (Lyn) Plunkett of Oviedo, Fla., Denise M. Smidt of Boardman and Timothy D. Plunkett of Boardman; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; six sisters, Helen Morey, Pearl Johnston, Jean Rouser, Margaret Makin, Lane Kirsch and Skeeter Trout, all of Pennsylvania; and two brothers, Richard Dye of New York and James Dye of Ohio. Besides her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a grandson, Cody Plunkett and four brothers, Bill Dye, Woody Dye, Pete Dye and Bob Dye.