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“Linda & family - My sympathies on the loss of your mom. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Gail (Baker) Kula - OH

“How I wish Leo and I could have joined all of you in your final goodbye to your dear mother. Sheila said the funeral service was a wonderful tribute...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon Kauffman - Pekin, IL

“Wish we could have been there with you today. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. I have fond memories of your Mom. The times we visited in...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Patty Reed

“For the Pluta Family: Rosemarie and I enjoyed many good times with Shirley, Chuck and their children and more recently with Shirley and our many...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Sam Orr - Medina, , OH

“Though it is not possible for us to be with you, we send our deepest sympathy at this most difficult time. May you have comfort in knowing that your...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Bud and Pat Pluta - Mooresburg, TN

“Dear Bev and Bob, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It's so hard to lose your mom and my heart hurts for you. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Joe and Marianne Greene - OH

“To all the Pluta Children and grandchildren, We are so sorry. Wish we could be with you all to help comfort you . We are not able to be there...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Harry and Bernyce Pelot - OH

“I'm so sorry for the loss you all are going through. Please know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of many.... Find comfort in God's arms.....Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Forrest

“Dear Pluta's, our prayers are with your family. I am so glad we were able to get together last summer and catch up. It was great to relive so many...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Borgeson - Edinboro, PA

“Fond lifetime memories of Shirley and family..... all the family picnics at Shirley and Chucks. So glad we got to see her in May of 2012. God be...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Elaine and Arthur Mann - LIthia, FL

“Sorry fore your loss. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Elio Zerbini - Elyria, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Nothing can prepare you for the loss of your mother. We loved Shirley as she was the ...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Jean Nunn - Clermont, FL - cousin

“Dear Linda and family, So sorry to hear of your mother's passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.. ...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff Hennessee - lorain , OH

“Dearest Shirley, Thank you for the blessing of your life shared with me.....How kind and loving and giving of yourself to others you were....Wish we...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy L. Simon - Mountville, PA

“The memories of what a good Aunt and Godmother you were will always be with me. I love you Aunt Shirley Sharon ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Shaon Brattoli - Elyria, OH


Shirley M. Pluta (nee Maruna), age 82 of Elyria, formerly of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday February 24, 2013 at EMH Regional Medical Center following a short illness.
She was born in Cleveland. She had resided in Elyria the past 9 years after moving from N. Ridgeville where she had lived for 50 years.
Mrs. Pluta was a bus driver for over 20 years, retiring from N. Ridgeville City Schools in 1991.
She was a member of St. Peter Church, The Loyal Order of the Moose, Elyria, United Polish Club, Elyria. She was also active with the N. Ridgeville Senior Center and was a Past President of Hot Stove League in N. Ridgeville. She enjoyed sewing, jig saw puzzles, traveling and going to lunch and visiting with friends.
Surviving are two daughters Beverly (Robert) Mann and Linda (Jonathan) Garramone, both of N. Ridgeville, three sons Ed and Jim Pluta both of Elyria and Carl (Denyce) Pluta of N. Ridgeville, six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and her brother, Bernard (Violet) Maruna of Bradenton, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband, I. Charles Pluta in 2002, three sons Brian, Barry and Gary Pluta and her parents, Edward and Lorena Maruna.
Friends will be received Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2-4 PM and 6-8PM at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville, where a prayer service will be held 9AM Thursday.
Mass of Christian Burial will follow 9:30 AM Thursday at St. Peter Church. Rev. Bob Sanson will be the celebrant. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Peter Memorial Fund 35777 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, OH 44039,

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