Debra A. “Deb” Staley, 68, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at her residence. She was the wife of Larry L. Staley, with whom she celebrated 50 years in marriage.

Deb was born in Hershey on Jan. 21, 1953, to the late John Schell, Sr., and Josephine (Bargo) Schell.

She had worked at a daycare. She was a former member of The Hershey Free Church. She enjoyed cross-stitch, reading, baking, quilting, watching game shows on TV, and her dogs.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, is her son, Terry Staley, of Elizabethtown; an honorary daughter, Rin Mentzer, of Lebanon; brothers, John Schell, Gene Schell, Gary Schell; and a sister, Gloria Schell.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Gesford.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 618 E. Main St., Annville. Interment will be at Grand View Memorial Park, Annville. There will be a viewing held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.