DEBBIE PAULINE NYE, of Coleman, AB beloved wife of Steve and mother to Kelsi, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, September 15, 2023 at the age of 64 years.
Along with her husband and daughter, Debbie is lovingly remembered by her sister, Nancy Tarcon and her children, Trevor (Riva) Tarcon and Sheryl (Brett) Gehring and their families.
She was predeceased by her parents, Mike and Pauline (nee Ewashin) Berekoff, her sister, Olive as well as her brother-in-law, Steve Tarcon.
Debbie was born, raised and attended school in Coleman. In the early years she worked as a retail clerk in a few local businesses. As her life continued, Debbie took a keen interest in helping kids and went back to school to earn her certificate as a Teacher's Aide. Here, she found her passion in helping children with learning difficulties.
Debbie loved animals and was especially devoted to her family dog, Cocoa. In her heart, she was an artist and loved to pass the time creating special colouring projects. Her true joy though, was spending time with her family, enjoying those moments with Kelsi and watching movies together.
Debbie will be remembered for her kind, loving and generous nature. Her happy personality was infectious and you couldn't help but be cheerful in her presence. She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.
As per Debbie’s request, no funeral will be held. Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.