Deborah K. Markle

Deborah K. Markle, 68, of Nescopeck went home to be with the Lord after a lengthy battle with a respiratory disease on August 15, 2022, surrounded by her loving family and dear friends laughing and singing God’s praises till the very end.

Born in Rochester, NY on February 11, 1954, she was a daughter of the late Donald E. and Maxine (Church) Ross. She graduated from Columbia Montour Vo-Tech in 1972. Most recently, she worked as a teller at First Keystone Community Bank. Over the years prior, she held various jobs including working at Salem House where she met Clarence “Mick” Markle III, and they married June 25, 1977.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bloomsburg. She enjoyed horseback riding and trained and rode horses at Ridge Road Stables.

In addition to her husband, she will be greatly missed by her sons, Aaron D. Markle and companion Nadia Olah, Corning, NY; Jesse D. Markle and wife Julie, Annville; grandchildren, Nicholas A; Benjamin R; and Grace J Markle. She also leaves behind sister-in-law Nancy L. Lane, Nescopeck and Joanne M. Lange and husband Robert, Vincennes, IN; brother-in-law Lester A. Markle and wife Mary, Nescopeck; with nephews and nieces.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Eric Ross and sister Kathy Mitchell.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, August 21, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 22, 2022, at 11:00 AM in Calvary Baptist Church in Bloomsburg with Pastor Timothy Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery, Berwick. Family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service.

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