PLAPINGER — On December 31, 2018, Joan Helaine Plapinger (nee Haase), beloved wife of the late Robert E. Plapinger; loving mother of Barbara (Mark) Stromberg, Jane Plapinger (Naif Ahmed) and Laurie (Harry) Thompson; cherished sister of the late Leila Haase; adored grandmother of Jeffrey (Christina) Stromberg, Michael (Leah) Stromberg, Jackie (Jordan) Gouline, David Plapinger, Julie Thompson and Jacob Thompson; loving great-grandmother of Benjamin Stromberg, Jessa Stromberg, Lexi Gouline and Madison Gouline; devoted daughter of the late Anna and Joseph Haase. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Wednesday, January 2, at 12 p.m. Interment Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be sent to Howard County Autism Society, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 308, Columbia, MD 21046, or NPR via In mourning at 6401 Enchanted Solitude Place, Columbia, MD 21044, following interment with a service at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday only.

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