Debra Lee LeVan, 50, of 1124 Beacon Light Rd., Muncy, died Friday, July 15, 2011 in Bar Harbor, Maine while on vacation.
Born September 11, 1960 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Helen F. (Felker) Howell of Beavertown and the late Gene S. Howell, who died in 2008. On June 2, 1979 she married Craig D. LeVan. They recently celebrated 32 years of marriage.
Deb was a 1978 graduate of Williamsport High School. She worked at the Old Fort Nursery, Muncy for 9 years.
A love of the outdoors, Deb enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, working in her flower beds, campfires and bird watching. She was fond of taking photos, woodworking and crafting. Deb cherished spending time with her family and friends. She also volunteered as a band parent.
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are one son and his fiance, Jeremy R. LeVan and Kaitlyn Schaeffer of Muncy; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Diana Griffin of Muncy and Louise and Steve Zondory of Jersey Shore; her mother-in-law, Arlene LeVan of Williamsport; one sister-in-law, Kathy and her husband Bob Lamey of Avis; two brothers-in-law, Mark and his wife Sandy LeVan of Nesbit and Keith and his wife Pam LeVan of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, Deb was predeceased by her father-in-law, Ralph LeVan in 1998, a nephew Mitch LeVan and a great niece, Brittany Helton.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Grenoble's, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, where the funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 21. Officiating will be Pastor Ron Savits, minister of Newberry Church of Christ, Williamsport. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. A reception will be held after burial in the Picture Rocks Fire Hall, Main Street, Picture Rocks.
The family welcomes flowers; however, if desired, memorial contributions may be made to either the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701 or to the Brittany Helton Memorial Fund, 714 Chippewa Rd., Muncy, PA 17756.
As per Deb's wishes those attending the services should dress casual.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com