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Debbie A. Skinner

January 31, 1975 — June 27, 2019

Debbie A. Skinner    “Shinglehouse, Pa. resident”

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Debbie A. Skinner, 44, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, in UPMC Cole Skilled Nursing and Rehab Unit, Coudersport, after a short battle with cancer.

Born on Friday, January 31, 1975 in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of Charles L. Skinner, Sr. and Mary Putt Skinner.

Debbie attended Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse.

Surviving in addition to her mother of Portville, N.Y., are her half-brothers and half-sisters, John Cole, Charles L. (Theresa) Skinner, Jr., Carl L. (Doreen) Skinner, Sarah L. (Stephen W. Sr.) Fiske, and Paula A. (Ronald) Swartz, Frank R. Skinner; two step-sisters, Lisa Lydic and Amy (Stephen, Jr.) Fiske; several nieces and nephews; and her caregiver and friend, Robin Goode.

Debbie was lovingly cared for by the UPMC Cole Skilled Nursing and Rehab staff that became her family in her final days.

In addition to her father, Debbie was predeceased by a half-brother, Charles L. Skinner III.

There will be no public visitation or funeral services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cole Foundation, earmarked for the Skilled Nursing and Rehab Patient Activity Fund, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Debbie’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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