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“My heart broke when I hear of this sad news. My prayers go out to the family I met Debbie many years ago, when we were both in school studying for...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: david chase - chicago, IL

“I'm sooo sorry , to hear about the passing of Patty ! She was a devoted , loving and caring lady ! Always wanting to help everyone and anyone , in...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Ilene Wold - Lake Vil - Friend

“My sympathy go out to the familely of Debra Patty may she rest in peace ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Moricia Lambey - Chicago, IL

“Sending condolences to Mr Shirrell and family. My prayers are with you. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Beverly Brown - Chicago, IL

“May her soul rest in perfect peace she was one of the of the kindest people I've ever met ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Emmanuel Adu-Darko - Chicago, IL

“I am so very sorry. I just talked with her and will anyways remember courage and compassion. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Bernadette Cornejo - Chicago, IL

“Praying for the whole family ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Geoff Halliday - Hinsdale, IL

“I am so terribly sorry for your loss!! She really was a kind soul who went above and beyond and was a huge asset too Arbour! ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Roselyn Brinegar Janssen - IL

“See u in heaven ANGEL Love Jessie Bogan Jessie ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: JESSIE Bogan - Chicago, IL

“There are a very few special people in this world about whom nobody ever says a negative word. Debbie was one of these special people and she will be...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Ann Losoff - Skokie, IL - Friend

“My thoughts are with the family and know so many hearts are broken right now because she touched so many of them. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Marcus Whisnant - Chicago, IL

“She hold a place in my heart I just love her for hiring me 13 years ago she always gave me good advice ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Cynthia Hester - Chicago, IL

“Please accept my thoughts and prayers regarding the passing of Ms.Patty, as she was known at Arbour Healthcare. As a social worker-I found her to be...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Leslie Mishel - Chicago, IL

“Sleep well!!!!You are a one man in a million hearts, you're selfless in all you do, you will say be focus ,diligent because you're almost there. It...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Ayotunde Oke - chicago, IL

“Mrs. Patty, you will greatly missed. I did not know u very long, but I'm glad I got the chance to work with you. Thank you for everything you have...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Idola Obalola - Chicago

“May God grant the family peace durning your time of sorrow. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Anna Williamsformer - New Bern, NC

“So sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. My thoughts are with all her friends and family during this difficult time. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Dawn Way - Eau Claire, WI

“Well Purple Rain you got your wings. I'll miss you always . I still cant believe you're gone. I grew to love the person you were . You had a heart of...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Schawanda McMillan - chicago, IL

“My thoughts and love are being sent. Your Momma was a beautifully wonderful person and I consider myself and my sons blessed to have known her. She...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Summer Provencher - Hometown, IL

“How do i say goodbye.......words cant express my pain , however in the midst of your pain you were encouraging and spirted!! (peachy)!!you truly were...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: jacqueline hibbler - dolton, IL

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Debra Lydia Patty-Shirrell (Becker)
Age 63, a resident of Bourbonnais, IL., passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Beloved wife of Franklin Shirrell; loving mother of James (Irene) Patty, Christopher Patty, Thomas (Miranda) Patty, Cheryl Patty, and Dawn Patty; cherished grandmother of Korryn and Andrianna, and great-grandmother of Evan; dear sister of Christopher (Donna) Becker and the late Tracy (Lynda) Becker. She was preceded in death by her first husband James Edward Patty and her parents William and Leona Becker (Gutowski). Debra was an avid photographer and was the Administrator at Arbor Healthcare. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451 on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 3-9 PM. Funeral service Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment private.