HORNELL: Debra A. “Debbie” Mallery, 67, of Grand Street passed away peacefully at home Sunday evening April 19, 2020, surrounded by the comfort, care and love of her family following a courageous battle with cancer.
Debbie was born December 16, 1952 in Hornell to Robert and Ann (Mighells) Dobell. On August 30, 2003 she married Joseph Mallery who survives and resides in Hornell. Debbie was predeceased by her father Robert Dobell in 1985.
Debbie was a life-long resident of Hornell and had been a nurse’s aide and supervisor for Steuben ARC on Adsit Street in Hornell. She had also worked for several years at Hornell Gardens before going to Steuben ARC.
Affectionately known as “Miss Hospitality” by her family, Debra loved family and friend get-togethers where she loved to cook and bake for those closes to her. Pizza nights were very special along with summer barbeques and birthday parties especially for her grandchildren. She loved her grandchildren and would spoil them any chance she could. Christmas was her favorite time of year, baking, cooking and decorating her home from top-to-bottom for that special time of year.
In addition to her husband Joe, Debbie is survived by four children: daughter Holly Sutton of Hornell, sons: Jeff Sutton and Daniel (Helen) Sutton all of Hornell and Shawn (Crystal) Sutton of Elmira. Her grandchildren: Daniel, Rachel and Kyle Sutton, Jaelyn Matt, Alexis, Jozelyn, Gavin and Haven Mae Sutton and Cullen Sutton.
Debbie is also survived by her mother Ann Dobell of Hornell, siblings: Robert (Barbara) Dobell of AZ., Sherrie (Douglas) Swann of Hornell, Cathy (Joseph) Farnham of Hornell, Thomas (Jessica) Dobell of Hartsville and Susan (Roy) Brown of TN. along with several nieces and nephews.
Due to the COVID-19 situation there will be no calling hours or service at this time. A celebration of life will be schedule for a later date.
Memorial contributions in Debbie’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.
Due to the COVID-19 situation there will be no calling hours or service at this time.
A celebration of life will be schedule for a later date.