Debora S. Smith, 61, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 12, 2023, at her residence. Born in Lancaster she was the daughter of Wilmer B. and Myrtle E. Murry Shelly, of Manheim. Debora was the loving wife of the late Jay L. Smith who passed away in 2020. She faithfully attended Neffsville Mennonite Church. Debora graduated from Manheim Central High School and worked most of her life as a waitress and most recently at Jennie’s Diner, Lancaster. Debora enjoyed gardening and cooking. She thoroughly enjoyed hosting parties and family dinners and was an avid Miami Dolphins fan. Debora, ie, Nana, devoted her life to her grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her parents, is a son, Derek R. Harple, of Harrisburg, two grandchildren, Autumn S. and Connor R. Harple, both at home, and a sister, Cindy wife of Scott Bingeman, of Lititz. Preceding her in death was a sister, Dawn Lynn Bresch.