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Deborah A. (Sciranka) Harper

April 21, 1949 ~ November 12, 2022 (age 73)
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Deborah A. (Sciranka) Harper, 73, passed away at 2:45 a.m. on November 12, 2022, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.

Deborah was born on April 21, 1949, in Lima, Ohio, to John P. and Mary Louise (Adkins) Sciranka.      

Deborah was a graduate of Lima Central Catholic High School. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Lima Convalescent Home for 26 years. She loved shopping, crafts, playing video games and spending time with her grandchildren. Deborah was a great cook and enjoyed collecting cookbooks.    

She is survived by her children, Alisha (Mike) Kirchgessner, Angela (Mike Gibson) Harper, and Anthony Harper; her siblings, Tom P. (Lisa) Sciranka, John P. (Brenda) Sciranka, Andrew G. Sciranka, and Kristina M. Hahn; seven grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Steven Hahn.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, Ohio.  A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at St. John’s Catholic Church.  Father David Ross will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association or St. John’s Catholic Church.    

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at

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November 16, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home
920 N. Cable Rd.
Lima, OH 45805

Funeral Service
November 17, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Johns Catholic Church
777 S. Main St.
Lima, OH 45804

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