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Deborah "Debbie" Sweeney

January 20, 1949 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 71)


Deborah K. Sweeney, 71, of Harrisville passed away March 9, 2020 at home.

Debbie was born January 20, 1949 in Butler, she was the daughter of the late Alton and Sara Bell Hillard.

Debbie graduated from Moniteau High School.   She married Thomas Sweeney in September of 1970; the couple would have celebrated their 50th anniversary this September.  Together the couple had one daughter, Janice.

Debbie was employed at Kings Family Restaurant for a number of years in Barkeyville as a server. 

Debbie loved to spend time gardening.  She was famous for her homemade chocolate chip cookies.  She was always up for a yard sale looking for good deals.  She was happiest when she was with her family especially her grandkids. 

Loved ones left to cherish her memory is her husband Thomas of Harrisville, her daughter Janice Craig and her husband Daryl of Titusville; her grandchildren Kelsey Sweeney, Brandon Bailey and Corina Diehl. She also has two step grandchildren Jordan and Kiana.  Debbie also has three great grandchildren Amirah, Kameron, Zeiden. 

Debbie was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Wallace, Richard and Ed Hillard and a sister Helen Ferguson. 

Family will welcome friends at Jamison-McKinley Funeral Home, 117 North Main Street, Harrisville on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. 

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March 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jamison-McKinley Funeral Home Inc.
117 North Main St. P.O. Box 410
Harrisville, PA 16038

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