Deborah Ellen Hoban, 48, of Scranton, died Friday shortly after being admitted to Regional Hospital of Scranton.
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Born Feb. 21, 1965, in Scranton, she was the daughter of Virginia Gairens Erixson, Scranton, and the late Joseph Hoban.
She was educated in Scranton schools and was a 1983 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She formerly worked at Allied Services, Scranton; Montgomery Watson, Jermyn; and later the Parker House Pub for more than nine years.
Debbie was a loving daughter and sister who shared her cheerful manner with others. She enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews, especially on a one-to-one basis with each of them as she mentored them. She enjoyed handcrafts and spending time with her friends. Her gentleness will be sadly missed.
Also surviving are a brother, Joseph Hoban, and a sister, Catherine O'Hara and husband, Gerard, all of Scranton; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She also was preceded in death by her stepfather, Jack Erixson.
The funeral will be Wednesday from St. Ann's Basilica Parish, 1250 St. Ann's St., Scranton, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deutsch Institute, 615 Jefferson Ave., Lower Level, Scranton, PA 18510.
For information, directions or to send an online condolence, visit www.jen ningscalvey.com.
Published in Scranton Times on May 26, 2013