In Memory

Bruce Plassio

William Bruce Plassio, Sr., 69, of Irwin, died Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Mexico while on a family vacation.  He was born March 30, 1950 in Greensburg, a son of the late John and Ulaine (Fair) Plassio.  Bruce was proud of his Italian-Irish heritage.  One of his best qualities was his enormous heart and love for his family and grandchildren.  A member of the Italian Miners Society and the Citizens Club of Jeannette, he enjoyed antique cars and riding his Harley.  He will be greatly missed by his many friends.  Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Peggy Sue (Pyles) Plassio; children, Shelly Walak and husband, Les, Jamie Plassio and Matthew, and Bruce Plassio, Jr., and wife, Tiffany; grandchildren, Brooke, Braden, Dylan, and Jesse Plassio; brothers, Richard and Gerald Plassio; sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, John, Ronald, Dennis, and Gary Plassio.  Friends will be received 2-7 pm Friday at The Church, 1683 Mars Hill Rd., Sutersville, where a Funeral Service will be held at 7 pm. At Bruce’s request, a private burial will be held on the family farm.  Arrangements entrusted to the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, West Newton.  Condolences may be left at

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09/12/19 10:19 AM #1    

Rosemary McCusker (Nilles)

Rest in Peace, Bruce.  I remember Bruce as a classmate at Immaculate Conception in Irwin in the early grades, but not sure how long he attended.


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