The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

July 22, 2013

Anastasia E. Mertz

Hubbard grad worked for Youngstown Orthopedic


---- — Anastasia E. Mertz of Hubbard, passed away Saturday evening, July 20, 2013, in Hospice of the Valley Hospice House, Poland, Ohio. She was 34.

Ms. Mertz was born Aug. 27, 1978, in Sharon, a daughter of Robert H. Mertz Jr. and Debra L. Colundjia Mertz.

She was a 1997 graduate of Hubbard High School.

Anastasia was a surgery scheduler at Youngstown Orthopedic Association.

She loved horses, dinosaurs and her dog.

She is survived by: her father, Robert H. Mertz Jr., Brookfield; her sister, Buffy Sammons, and brother-in-law Matthew Sammons, Hubbard; her aunt, Sandra Colundjia, Brookfield; and her husband, John Plesac, Campbell, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Debra; her sister, Robin E. Mertz; and her paternal and maternal grandparents.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley Hospice House, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.


Anastasia E., 34, Hubbard.

Calling hours: 5 p.m. to time of service Wednesday (7-24-13) in STEWART-KYLE FUNERAL HOME, 407 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at to share memories and condolences.

Service: Memorial service at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.