FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Debra Ann Jones, 59, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, August 30, 2013, suddenly at her residence.
Deb was born in Hicksville, on July 15, 1954, a daughter of Maxine (Reinhart) and Robert Nighswander. She was the director of Home Healthcare at Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne, and a director for Mary Kay Cosmetics. Deb was a volunteer for CERT and a devout member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Fort Wayne, where she was active in Bible study and Christ Renews His Parish.
Deb will be sadly missed by her children, Erika (Freddie) Alcantar and Chase Jones of Fort Wayne; parents, Bob and Maxine Nighswander, of Antwerp; siblings, David (Marty) Nighswander of Port Clinton, Pam Franklin of Peru, Ind., Catherine (Nick) Antoszewski of Holland, Carol Nighswander of Port Clinton, Brenda (John) McClory of McClure and Anthony (Shelley) Nighswander of Hicksville; and grandson, Tristian Alcantar.
Viewing is Wednesday from 2-8 p.m., with a vigil service at 8 p.m. at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where viewing will also be Thursday from 9-9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Monroe Street, Antwerp, at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 5. Deb will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.
Please omit flowers, memorials are to her family or Masses. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com.