Debra Sue (Springgate) Hawley

debra (springgate) hawley

February 6, 1955 ~ May 18, 2022

Born in: Taylorville, Illinois
Resided in: Decatur, Illinois

Debra Sue (Springgate) Hawley, 67, of Decatur, formerly of Taylorville, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.

Debra was born February 6, 1955, in Taylorville, the daughter of Robert and Jane (Owens) Springgate.  She graduated from Taylorville High School with the Class of 1973.  Debra worked in the kitchen for the Franciscan Sisters convent for several years.  She then went on to Wal-Mart, where she worked as an Associate in both Taylorville and the Decatur stores until her retirement.  Debra was an animal lover, especially her two beloved dachshunds.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Debra is survived by her sister, Kathleen Seibel of Decatur; and several beloved cousins.

Visitation & Memorial Ceremony: The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568.  The memorial ceremony will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating.

Inurnment will follow the ceremony at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116.

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Visitation: September 13, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Memorial Ceremony: September 13, 2023 11:00 am

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Inurnment: September 13, 2023 12:30 pm

Glen Haven Memorial Gardens

Taylorville, Illinois 62568

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Debra Sue (Springgate) Hawley 's name.

American Diabetes Association

PO Box 7023




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