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Rebecca A. Lender

January 11, 1959 ~ April 4, 2020 (age 61)

Obituary

Rebecca Ann Lender passed away on April 4th, 2020, at the age of 61, due to complications from Covid-19. Becky is survived by her proudest accomplishment and greatest joy of her life, her daughter Maranda. Also by her mother, Nancy C. Gill, her siblings; Harry A. Gill Jr. and wife Kathy of Harrisburg, Scott Gill and wife Julie of Mt. Holly, Jeff Gill and wife Susan of Boiling Springs, Kevin Gill and wife Brenda of New Cumberland, Randy Gill, Bonnie Hammaker and husband Mark of Marysville, Nancy Gill of Shiremanstown, Debi Catlin-Havellana of Swoyersville, her mother-in-law, Jackie Thompson, and by her abundant number of fostered brothers and sisters, her beloved nieces and nephews, and great niece and nephew, several aunts and countless cousins,who filled their big family home with massive amounts of love throughout her life. She was married to her husband, Bradley, for what would have been 34 years in May. She was preceded in death by her father, Harry A. Gill Sr.


Becky graduated from Cumberland Valley High School in 1977 where she twirled a rifle in the bandfront. She was crafty and loved to make things with her hands, found great joy in planning parties and events, and made it her personal mission to crochet a baby blanket for every single baby welcomed into the world by her numerous friends and family.

She was an avid collector of pig figurines, and enjoyed her many trips antiquing with her Uncle Johnny searching for those must have treasures. She was always ready to help any friend in need, and was willing to listen to the life story of a stranger. She was quick to offer a smile and motherly advice. She loved planning gifts and surprises for anyone and everyone.

She was active in her community, assisting with the Pennsylvania Pump Primers Association. She was passionate about recycling, as her job at the New Cumberland Army Depot had her assisting with sustainable ways to reuse our resources.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made in Becky's name to one of her favorite organizations - Candy's Place, a center for cancer recovery and wellness. https://cancerwellnessnepa.org/

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