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Joseph E. Plato
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1920
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 2011
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Joseph E. Plato, 91, of Bethany Rd., died Friday, September 23, 2011 with family at his side. Born in Monson February 20, 1920 he has been a lifelong resident here. Joe worked at Colorado Fuel & Iron in Palmer for many years. He then worked at the Monson Housing Authority and was the caretaker of St. Patrick's Church and Bethany Cemetery. Joe also did masonry work and was involved with the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir. He was a member of the Monson Polish Club where he had served as President and was also a bartender there. He was also an avid gardener. Mr. Plato was pre-deceased by his wife Jeanne A. Levesque in 2004 and his daughter JoEllen Plato who passed September 21, 2011. He leaves his son James Plato and his wife Carol of Concord, NH; daughters Jean Bailey and her husband Ken of Monson, Kathy Campbell of Monson and Margaret Plato of Chicopee; brother in-law Gerald Levesque and his wife Bann of W. Warren, sister in-law Irene Plato of Palmer; three grandchildren Janine Campbell of CA, Derek Campbell of Monson, James Eric Plato of OR and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2011 beginning at 9:15 form Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. Monson with Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Patrick's Church and burial to follow at Bethany Cemetery all in Monson. Visiting hours will be held Monday September 26, 2011 from 5-8pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Street Angel Volunteers c/o First Church of Monson 5 High St. Monson, MA 01057. For on-line condolences and or directions please visit

Published in The Republican from September 24 to September 25, 2011 
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  Jeanne A. Levesque Plato (1920 - 2004)*
  JoEllen Plato (1954 - 2011)*
  JoEllen Plato (1954 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethany Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Beckie Cross
Record added: Sep 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77033289
Joseph E. Plato
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