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Rebecca (Gardner) Zelko

October 15, 1946 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 74)


Rebecca (Becky) Zelko 74, of Greensburg, died Thursday March 11, 2021 at Redstone Highlands Hospice Care. She was born in Greensburg on October 15, 1946, a daughter of the late Anna Rose Lenz Gardner, and Richard L. Gardner, Sr. Prior to retirement, she was employed by the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit as a teacher’s aide. Becky was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William (Bill) Zelko, her sister Margaret Gardner Thorpe, and her youngest son, Gardner Keenan. She was also preceded in death by her first husband Ronald Keenan.
She is survived by her oldest son, Brendon Keenan (Dina) of Roswell, Georgia. She is also survived by her twin brother, Richard L. Gardner Jr,(Gretchen) of Martinsburg, WV, her close cousin Dawn Louise Germano (Richard), and her beloved young cousin, Lee Germano of Greensburg. She is also survived by cousins Lynda Beltz of Unity, and David Swauger (Peggy) of Greensburg. 
Becky’s services will be private, and are being handled by Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, Greensburg. 
In Lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Clelian Heights School, an organization that was very near and dear to Becky.

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