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Rebekah Mcbride Ziegler

February 15, 1941 — December 12, 2013

Rebekah "Becky" McBride Ziegler, 72, of Punta Gorda, FL, formerly of Boardman, OH passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at her home. She was born February 15, 1941 in Youngstown, OH to Leland J. and Gertrude (nee Smith) McBride. Becky was a 1959 graduate of Lowellville High School and received her Bachelor's and Master's from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. She was a Title One reading teacher at South Range Local Schools in Greenford for 25 years and previously taught at Boardman Schools. Becky was a member of Boardman United Methodist Church, Boardman, OH, First United Methodist Church, Punta Gorda and former co-chairman of the Guthrie -Stinson Circle. She was a past president of Mahoning Chapter of the Reserve Officers Association Ladies, member of Mahoning and Ohio Retired Teachers Associations, a member of the Deep Creek Divas Red Hat Club, and a Martha Jennings Scholar during the 1978-79 school year. Beck loved to dance at the Cultural Center, Port Charlotte, Gilchrist Park and the Elks in Punta Gorda. Becky will be greatly missed by her husband of 50 years, Dr. L. David Ziegler of Punta Gorda and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her son, David J. Ziegler. A memorial service will be held 3pm, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at First United Methodist Church, Punta Gorda. Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 407 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950. Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral Home.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda

507 West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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