Deborah J. Prentice, 61, a loving wife, mom and grandma, of 1070 South Ave., Bradford, passed away Tuesday (April 1, 2014) surrounded by her loving family at the Bradford Manor.
Born Dec. 21, 1952, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Ronald W. and Katherine L. Hays Mealy. On Sept. 25, 1981, in Bradford, she married Jeffrey N. Prentice, who survives.
She was a graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed at Zippo Manufacturing Co. and retired after 30 years of service.
Debi loved her Lord, her pets and fishing with her nephews, Cody and Seth.
Surviving is her husband Jeff of 32 years; two daughters, Missy A. (Shawn) McAndrew-Ivanich of Olean, N.Y., and Stephanie Prentice of Sagertown; one son, Jason McAndrew of Bradford; one sister, Judy (John) Cattoni of Bradford; two brothers, Clayton Mealy of Kane and Patrick (Evelyn) Mealy of Smethport; two brothers-in- law, Martin "Mick" Frantz and Bill Langianese; four grandchildren, Jared McAndrew, Derek McAndrew, Christopher White and Michayle White; several nieces and nephews; her first husband, Tim McAndrew; and her best friend, Marci Drummond.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Angel Langianese and Candice Frantz; one nephew, Cody Frantz; one sister-in-law, Jannie Mealy.
Family will be receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where funeral and committal services will be held at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Cam Mealy, her nephew, officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701;
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942; or VNA Hospice, 1223 East Main St., Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com