Max L. Plymette


Max L. Plymette, 89, of Watsontown, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.
He was born Feb. 20, 1930, in Watsontown, a son of the late Elwood E. and Florence E. (Bieber) Plymette. On July 28, 1950, he married the former Kathleen Balliet and they have celebrated 68 years of marriage.

Max was a 1947 graduate of Watsontown High School and attended the Williamsport Technical Institute.
During high school he worked at Ted's Garage, which his father owned. Max retired from Sprout-Waldron Co., Muncy where he had worked 25 years. Earlier in life he was a butcher for Herman Balliet's Meat Market in Watsontown.
He was an avid flyer of model airplanes and a member of the AMA--Academy of Model Aeronautics, a member of Susquehanna Valley RC, and the Cape Coral RC Hawks.
He traveled all over the world with his work at Sprouts, having spent time in Holland, Finland, China, and South America.
After his retirement, he and his wife enjoyed spending half the year in Cape Coral, Fla.
Max enjoyed woodworking and was a true "Mr. Fix-it".
He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Watsontown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Debbe P. and Gary Zarr of Riverton, W.Va.; Kathy J. and Wayne Diggan of Milton, and Traci A. and Mitch Phillips of New Columbia; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Kay Plymette on May 15, 1975; one grandson, Shane Matthew Zarr on June 23, 2018; two brothers, Marlin Plymette on Feb. 16, 2018 and Merle Plymette; and one sister, Mary Louise Malcolm on April 4, 2018.

Family and friends are invited to call from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, June 28, at Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, followed by the funeral at noon, with the Rev. Gary Zarr, officiating and the Rev. Stuart Lengel Jr., assisting. Burial will follow in Watsontown Cemetery. After the burial, everyone is invited back to Revival Tabernacle Church for a time of refreshments and fellowship.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Max's memory be made to a charity of your choice.
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Lisa Kay (Reitmeyer) Evans
Jul 14, 2019
I just learned that Mr Plymette passed and wanted to send my condolences to all of you. My grandparents were neighbors, and my late Aunt, Melanie, would bring me by your house. I was named after your Lisa Kay. My prayers are with you all in your loss.
Tammy Hosey
Jun 26, 2019
Max a million I will forever remember you I enjoyed helping to take care of you buddy at Heather court. You will be missed. Prayers for Gods comfort at this time for all yor family and friends. Love you Max