Deborrah A. (Smith) Drechsel

December 5, 1954 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 64)


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, IN., 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,

            2 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 PM Friday August 2, 2019 at the Oak Street Chapel of Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes(1846 E. Oak St.) with burial in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park.  Visitation will be from 3 – 8 PM Thursday and from 11 AM – 1 PM Friday.

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August 1, 2019

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Naville & Seabrook
1846 Oak St.
New Albany, IN 47150

Celebration of Life
August 2, 2019

1:00 PM
Naville & Seabrook
1846 Oak St.
New Albany, IN 47150

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