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Deborah K. "Debbie" Danley

May 26, 1952 ~ September 8, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old


Deborah K. “Debbie” Danley, 71, of Steubenville, Ohio peacefully passed away on September 8, 2023 at her home.  Debbie was born May 26, 1952 in Steubenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Edward W. & Bessie L. Wells Danley.  A proud graduate of the 1970 Class of Steubenville High School, Debbie was a featured twirler in the Marching band.  Debbie went on to earn her Bachelor’s degree from the College of Steubenville and Master’s degree in the Art of Teaching from Mary Grove College.  She spent 35 years of her professional life as a Teacher and Intervention specialist with the Buckeye Local School District.  She was a member of the ADK Education Sorority and a faithful member of Bell Chapel United Methodist Church.

Debbie loved to shop and enjoyed reading James Patterson novels.  Her love and passion for children was evident with her school children but especially for her many nieces, nephews, family and extended family that she simply adored.

Debbie is survived by her brothers Lawrence (Marilyn) Danley & Charles L. (Beverly) Danley; six nieces & nephews Tawnya (James) Hohler, Tamara (Michael) Farnham, Kimberly (Ryan) Lovelace, Brian (Heather) Danley, Shannon (Michael) Poleto & Chelsea (Robert) Rodgers; eight great nieces & great nephews Alyssa & Taylor Danley, Morgan & Maggie Lovelace, Alexandria & Anthony Poleto and Nico & Enzo Rodgers; as well as lifelong friends Shirley Barchiesi, Dorie & Larry Mallas, Kelly McCrea, Margeaux Mallas and great niece Sidney Mallas.

Debbie’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Stephanie Agnew, Robin Travis & Mickey Pyle for all the love and care they provided her as well as the staff of Valley Hospice for all the tender care they provided Debbie.

Memorial donations in Debbie’s honor can be sent to either the Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, 3419 St. Rt. 213, Steubenville, Ohio 43952 or Jefferson County Humane Society, 200 Airpark Drive, Wintersville, Ohio 43953.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Thursday, September 14th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Additional visitation will be held on Friday at 11:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service at 12 p.m. with Rev. Ryan Cockrill officiating.  Burial at Fort Steuben Burial Estates.

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