Debra L. Schuchman Pafford, age 66, of Columbia City, IN passed away at 1:55 am on Friday February 23, 2018 at her residence. Born on September 14, 1951 in Chambersburg, PA, she was the daughter of Julian J. and Ruby J. (Shearer) Briggs.
Debra attended Chambersburg High School and graduated with the Class of 1970. She enjoyed doing anything outdoors, including gardening, growing flowers, and having cookouts. Dog and cats were also special to her. Debra was best known for being a very strong person and taking excellent care of her family, who meant the world to her.
Survivors include her loving husband David Pafford of Columbia City; sons, Rodney (Danielle) Schuchman of Brownsburg, IN, Rick Schuchman of Sanford, FL, and Nick (Daniell) Schuchman of Columbia City; grandchildren, Patrick, Katlynn, Brayden and Jenna; brothers, Kenneth (Linda) Briggs of Mercersburg, PA and Chris (Darla) Briggs of Columbia City. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Jeannie Briggs.
Friends may call from 12-2 & 4-7 pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive. Memorial donations in memory of Debra may be made to Parkview Hospice or directly on line to Parkviewfoundations.org. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences.
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I'm sorry about your loss.
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Deb. I had lost contact with her over the years so was shocked to learn of her passing. Some of the happiest years of my life were spent with her; the summers our young familes spent here at Blue Lake are still my best ever memories . All my love from my family to yours Carol (Addis) Roberts and Children Laura, Bill, Heidi and David
Dave, we are so very sorry to hear of the loss of Deb. Prayers out to you during this difficult time. Tom and Mary Bangs
Dave, So sorry for the loss of Deb. Thinking of you. Karen Lahr
Dave, So sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Gerri Martin Johnson and Herb & Joe Martin.
Deepest sympathies Dave, my thoughts and prayers are with you
So sorry! Deb was a remarkable friend! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We pray that God's loving arms will. comfort you in the days to come. She was loved by so many. In God's love, Orville and Barbara Knisely
We are so very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all of you.
Ryan, Stacy Barnett and Family
Nick, Rick, Rodney and families,
We are so sorry about your loss but be comforted by the memories of your mom . Just know that she is at rest and at peace . God has a place in his rose garden for her to tend his flowers.
Rest in peace, condolences to the family.
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.
Randy Grimes, Brett Gerber and the Staff of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home
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