Rita H. Plocharczyk of New Hampton, N.Y., dies at age 80

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Rita H. Plocharczyk of New Hampton, N.Y., entered into rest on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, N.Y. She was 80.

Daughter of the late John Petrick and Mary Fallot Petrick, she was born on Aug. 6, 1938, in Newark, N.J.

She is survived by her sons, Vincent Plocharczyk (Karen), Richard Plocharczyk, Scott Plocharczyk (Kathy), and Thomas Plocharczyk; daughters, Theresa Cullen and Dawn Stock (Christopher); 12 grandchildren, Natalie Robinson (Matthew), Brandon Plocharczyk (Jayna), Lauren Buckmaster (James), Joshua Plocharczyk (Teresa), Amy Plocharczyk, Gina Plocharczyk, Christopher Dziengiel, Alexandria Plocharczyk, Cortnie Plocharczyk, Connor Plocharczyk, Abigail and Noah Stock; six great-grandchildren, Kailee, Mallory, Sofia, Paige, Alexander and Alana; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Vincent “Sonny” Plocharczyk; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Visitation was held June 5 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, Florida, N.Y.

A funeral service was held June 6 at the funeral home.

Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Florida, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

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