Sandra Gesko Bruckner, 67, of College Park, Md., died Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, Md., after a long illness.
Mrs. Bruckner was born June 2, 1950, in Brownsville, a daughter of the late John S. and Mary A. Kriss Gesko.
She was a graduate of Brownsville Area High school in 1968.
Mrs. Bruckner served her country in the U.S. government for 49 years. Her last duty was as director of Field Support Office, African Area Division in the Office of American Spaces of the U.S. Department of State. Her position took her all over the world.
She was a member of United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Bruckner enjoyed science fiction in her spare time and was president for four years of a Babylon 5 Fan Club.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel Bruckner. They were married August 4, 1973.
Also surviving are two sisters, Linda Angel (Paul) of Prince Frederick, Md., and Jeanne Rohland of Sarver; two nieces, Jill Lesko of Sarver and Paula Angel of Prince Frederick; nephew Jack W. Rohland of Butler; two grandnieces; and four grandnephews.
Friends and family will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, September 14, in Lesako Funeral Home Inc., 204 Dowlin Avenue, Carmichaels, PA 15320, 724-966-5100, Paul M. Lesako, funeral director/supervisor and Robert Lippencott, funeral director. The funeral service will begin at noon in the funeral home Chapel with the Rev. Dayton Mixx officiating.
Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township.
An obituary is available at www.lesakofuneralhomeinc.com
with condolences at www.legacy.com