North Richland Hills–Debra “Debbie” Lee Tedone, a passionate and loving wife, mother, daughter, cousin, and friend, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at the age of 64.
Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home Chapel.
Debbie was born September 17, 1956 in Washington D.C. to the late Samuel B. and Phyllis J. Sewall. She married the love of her life, Mark Tedone, in 1983 and together they had 3 children: Philip, David, and Melissa Tedone. Debbie was an extraordinary mother embodying unfailing love, faith, character, generosity, compassion, and humility. To her family, she was an endless source of passion, love, support, and stability.
Debbie was active in her children’s lives throughout their school years and was extremely proud of their accomplishments as adults. Beyond her family, Debbie was especially active in local dog rescue programs. She adopted numerous otherwise homeless pets herself and found permanent homes for dozens more. With ample energy and passion to spare, Debbie was quick to volunteer her talents to anyone. She leaves a huge void in her family’s life and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Debbie is preceded in death by her beloved parents, Samuel B. Sewall and Phyllis J. Sewall, her brother, Charles Sewall, and many other beloved family members.
Survivors: Loving husband of 38 years, Mark Tedone; beloved children, Philip Tedone, David Tedone and Melissa Tedone; beloved cousin, Donna Hunter, and countless additional relatives and special friends.