Visitation: Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 2:30 until 4pm at Heritage Funeral Homes (3801 S. Howell Ave, Milwaukee)
Celebration of Life: Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 4pm at Heritage Funeral Homes
Deborah Ann Cefalu (nee Hardie) passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at the age of 74 years.
Debbie was born on October 20, 1947 in Milwaukee Wisconsin to her parents Neil and Betty Hardie. Human being, wife, mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, sister, friend, teacher, counselor, colleague, student advocate. Debbie enjoyed growing up in West Allis with many close friends. Her grandmother, Rose Hardie, was particularly special to her during her childhood. Debbie was an educator for her entire career, beginning as an English teacher and eventually spending time as a middle school and elementary school counselor. She loved helping children, advocating for justice, and improving the lives of others.
A visitation for Deb and Pete, who passed on during the pandemic, will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 2:30 until the celebration of life and time of sharing at 4pm at Heritage Funeral Home (3801 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her honor can be made to Saint Benedict the Moore Parish in Milwaukee or Project Concern of Cudahy.