Ernest F. "Ernie" Zanella, Jr., age 80 of Plum, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Survived by his loving wife of 54 years Jeanne Harris-Zanella; children Karen Meyers, Kim (Richard) Smail and Steve Zanella; grandchildren Heather Bell, Jake Zanella, Matt Bell, Amanda Zanella, Erica Meyers and Nicholas Meyers; great-grandsons Paxtyn Zanella and Jackson Meyers; siblings Richard Zanella, Mary Ann Barnes and John Zanella; and nieces and nephews. Ernie was a member of Our Lady of Joy Church, Center Club and a veteran of the US Army. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Rd. (across from S & T Bank) Plum, PA 15239. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of Joy R. C. Church. Everyone please meet at the church. Interment with US Army funeral honors will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery.