Deborah Ann Short

May 26 1957
May 20 2023
65 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Deborah Ann Hoffman Short, age 65, passed away on May 20th, 2023 at her home in Coatesville, PA, surrounded by her loved ones.  She was the wife of the late William T. Short.She was born in Phoenixville, PA.  She is now with her late parents, John Houston Hoffman, Sr and Anna Elizabeth Wadsworth Hoffman, and three brothers: John Jr., George Albert, Daniel Jay and two sisters: Shirley Ann Pratt and Elva May Roberts.  

She is survived by four children: Robert Kenneth, Lisa Marie, Anna Elizabeth and William Short, Jr., and six siblings: Kenneth Robert(Kate), Donald Ellis (Karen) and James Ellis, and Linda Carol Houston (Terry), four grandchildren: Cody, Robert, Jr., Angeleana and Mercedes, and two great grandchildren; Selena Marie and Riley Rose.

Deborah loved to crochet and loved her yard sale shopping.  She also had fun with her grandchildren.

Memorial Services for Deborah and her husband, William, will be held on July 15, 2023 at her sister's house.

In lieu of flowers; memorial donations can be directly sent to the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Parkesburg, PA 19365 to help defray funeral expenses.

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My beloved sister. Will miss you dearly. Love you girl. Your sister Linda.

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I love and miss you mom

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Sending prayers and love to you all. 

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