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Deborah Lee Garufi

August 1, 1974 ~ November 13, 2020 (age 46)


Deborah Lee Garufi, 46, passed away unexpectedly on Friday November 13, 2020 at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She was born on August 1, 1974 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania to the late Timothy Widdows & Mary Jane (Ashbaugh) Widdows.

Deb was an outgoing person with a heart of gold. Her passion for helping others, lead her to be a skilled and dedicated home health nurse for many years. In her free time, Deb found peace in the crashing waves at the beach. She also enjoyed shopping, going out to eat and camping. Above all else, Deb’s greatest joy in life was her family. She will forever be remembered for the amazing, mother, sister, aunt and friend she truly was.

Left to cherish Deb’s memory are her adoring children, Hanna Garufi of Myrtle Beach & Jon Garufi of York, PA; the father of her children, Michael Garufi of Derry, PA; brother, Brian Widdows and his wife, Louise of Seattle, WA; aunt Debbie Widdows and her husband, Marc of Delmont, PA; cousins, Chelsea & Whitney Widdows of Delmont, PA; her beloved dogs, Oreo & Gus; as well as many supportive friends and neighbors.

A Celebration of Deb’s life will be held privately and at a later date. Those details will be announced when finalized.

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