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Darlene M. Becker

June 25, 1943 ~ May 24, 2022 (age 78)

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Darlene M. Becker, 78, of Hanover, PA, entered into God's eternal care, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Brethren Home with her loving family by her side.

Born June 25, 1943, in Hanover, PA, she was the daughter of the late Oscar F. and Iva M. (Kessler) Nace. Darlene was the loving wife of the late Pastor Barry E. Becker, to whom she was married for 50 years until his passing on October 14, 2012.

Darlene was a 1961 graduate of South Western High School.  She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. Darlene was a selfless servant to her church family by helping in numerous areas; teaching Bible classes, making meals, helping members with household duties and in general providing for the needs of others.

Darlene is survived by her four children, Chris A. Becker of Hanover, PA, Rebecca A. Fleming and husband Shawn of Hanover, PA, Mark E. Becker and wife Deana of Erie, PA, Jennifer L. Blake and husband Brad of Clinton, MS; ten grandchildren, Benjamin A. Fleming and wife Emily, Micah N. Fleming and wife Rebecca, Katelyn M. Oldham and husband Bailey, Emma E. Fleming, Levi J. Becker and wife Loghan, Cole C. Becker, Ibrahim D. Blake, Rahamatu M. Blake, Musa B. Blake and Imani C. Blake; three great grandchildren, Jameson, Liam, and Ella; two sisters, Anna Ruhlman and Shirley Fuhrman both of Hanover, PA; and one brother-in-law Thomas Becker of Glen Rock, PA.   She was preceded in death by one brother, Edward H. Nace and one sister, Dorothy Nace.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Darlene to the Good Samaritan Fund at Cross Keys Village - The Brethren Home Community, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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