Seneca, SC — Marlene Elizabeth Trimmer Veeck, 89, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022.


Born to Catherine and Edward Trimmer, Marlene lived and raised her family in the Pittsburgh, PA area until moving to Seneca in 2017. She was married to her husband, Jerry Veeck for 53 years before his passing in 2006. A long-time employee of Peters Township School District, Marlene served as a high school secretary.


Marlene enjoyed singing and musical activities with her husband, Jerry, and had a beautiful soprano solo voice. She also enjoyed many visits with family to historic Williamsburg, VA over the years. Marlene was a breast cancer survivor, facing that battle with inspiring courage.


Marlene is survived by her daughters: Andrea Hopkins (Jerry) and Amy Zeilstra; grandchildren: Jason Hopkins, Matthew Hopkins (Joy), Katherine Kelley (Kevin),  Andrew Zeilstra (Dana), and Jenna Dodson (Brandon); great-grandchildren: Andrew Hopkins, Abigail Hopkins, Kamdyn Kelley, Keagan Kelley, Kinsley Kelley, Kyler Kelley, and one on the way.


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.


The family is at their respective homes. Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.