Sue Ellen Pleskonko
Sue Ellen Pleskonko, 70, of RD Philipsburg, died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at her residence.
She was born on August 15, 1947, in Niagara Falls, New York, a daughter of the late Melvin B. and Inez C. (Mostyn) Chatham.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Sue Ellen was a 1965 graduate of the Philipsburg – Osceola Area High School. She then furthered her education and graduated from former Philipsburg State General Hospital School of Nursing in 1968.
Following nursing school, Sue Ellen began her profession as a Registered Nurse in California. She then moved back to Pennsylvania to work at several area healthcare facilities throughout the remainder of her nursing career. These included the former Philipsburg State General Hospital, Centre Community Hospital / Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, the former Philipsburg Area Hospital and The Meadows, Centre Hall.
Sue Ellen was married on August 17, 1968, in North Tonawanda, New York, to Lynn M. Pleskonko, who survives at home.
She is also survived by two daughters, Marjann Young and Taraleigh Pleskonko, both of Houtzdale; and two grandchildren, Ashley Brady, of State College and Peter J. Young, of Altoona.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Hogan, in addition to her parents.
Sue Ellen was an avid reader, enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, horseback riding and loved animals in general.
There will be no public visitation or memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sue Ellen’s memory to the donor’s local SPCA or online at www.pspca.org.
The arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg.