Deborrah A. Drechsel


Deborrah A. Drechsel, age 64, passed away Monday July 29, 2019 at the Norton Women and Children's Hospital. She was the former Deborrah A. Smith, born in New Albany, and was an Administrative Assistant with the U.S. Census Bureau for over 40 years. She attended Pope John Paul II Catholic Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ruth Anne Smith and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Henry "Bill" Drechsel Jr.; her daughter, Christina Drechsel and her fiance' Jason Scott; her brother, Mark Smith and his wife Stephanie; two sisters, Mary McKinley and her husband (Michael) and Colleen Kirchgessner and her husband Donald.
A Celebration of Deborrah's life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday August 2, 2019 at the Oak Street Chapel of Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes (1846 E. Oak St.) with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 3 - 8 p.m. Thursday and from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Friday.
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Tim McKinley
Jul 31, 2019
Very sorry to hear of Deborrah's passing on Jul. 29th. I'm glad I had the opportunity to have met her some years ago when I was there. I hope you will find comfort and satisfaction in that Deborrah lived her life very well.
Susan trubey
Jul 30, 2019
My friend and coworker . She was always generous and thoughtful. She was an inspiration to me. I miss my friend
JBilly,anet Shuman
Jul 30, 2019
Billy, Peggy has been keeping me posted. It has been a tough year for you. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. Janet
Colleen Smith Kirchgessner
Jul 30, 2019
There so much that I want to sayi remember how you made sure everyone had a place to go on Christmas Eve a you made sure everybody had a gift under the tree and how you would tell all the kids not to touch the walls and my daughter Anna would tell her brother and sister you better not touch Aunt Debbi walls are shell make you set all by your self and then you’re not get nothing from Santa and Debbi would always send her Brother and Sister a Christmas card and say Santa let this gift for you and ask me to send it to you and don’t open it tell Christmas morning and I did as she asked and Debbi never forgot a birthday she always thinking’s of her family Christi you was your mother most p...recious gift of all and her pride and joyRead more
Spence Poole
Jul 30, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear this. I worked with Debbie for several years and she was a great co-worker and a lot of fun with a good sense of humor. Debbie, I'm sorry that I never had Bissel Little Green Machines as On The Spot awards.