Mary Frances (Keener) Rowell

June 22, 1927 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 92)


Mary Frances “Fran” Rowell, 92, of Greensburg, died, Saturday, January 11, 2020, in Greensburg Care Center.

She was born June 22, 1927 in Rivesville, WV, a daughter of the late Verner Ray Keener and Delia Mae Holbert Keener.

Fran was a member of South Greensburg Methodist Church. She was also a member of the YMCA Bowling League and the Latrobe BPOE Elks where she golfed in the ladies golf league.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years of marriage, Leslie 'Les' C. Rowell; her sister, Jean Dillon, and a nephew.

Surviving are her daughters, Vickie L. Mari and husband, Thomas; Donna L. Hayden and husband, Dave; and Cindy L. Weaver and husband, Nick; six grandchildren, Jason Mari (Anna), Jamie Kensinger (Scotty), Erica Hayden (Andy), Matthew Hayden (Christina), Nicholas Weaver, Jr. (Ashley) and Nicole Payne (Kyle); six great grandchildren, Bryn Kensinger, Lola Mari,  Colton, Caydon, and Camden Payne, and Connor Weaver; her sister Ruth Magnuson; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10:00-11:30 am at KEPPLE-GRAFT Funeral Home 524 N. Main Street, Greensburg.   Funeral service will be held at 11:30 am in the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Westmoreland County Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest with her husband, Les.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Excela Health Home Care and Hospice, 134 Industrial Park Road, Greensburg, PA 15601 or UPMC Senior Communities Benevolent Care Fund-Weatherwood, 896 Weatherwood Lane, Greensburg, PA 15601.  Please be sure to note contribution is in memory of Mary Frances Rowell.

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January 18, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601

Funeral Service
January 18, 2020

11:30 AM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601


Excela Home Care and Hospice
501 W. Otterman Street, Greensburg PA 15601

UPMC Senior Communities Benevolent Fund, c/o Weatherwood Manor
896 Weatherwood Lane, Greensburg PA 15601

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