The last of the four beautiful Milburn sisters has been called home by our Heavenly Father. Dorothy Mae Debrason passed away peacefully in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh on July 22, 2022.
Born June 20, 1931, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Milton Homer and Dolores Regina (nee Dore) Milburn and the wife of the late Lewis Debrason.
Dorothy leaves behind her son, William Ray Debrason and wife Margaret, her daughter, Dolores Regina Adair and husband Michael; granddaughters, Elizabeth Grace Ward and husband Robert, Victoria Mae Debrason, Mary Ann Lehman and husband Daniel, and Billie Kathryn Debrason-Perez and husband Alfonso, Indea Leah Adair and fiancee Lindsay Fischetti; grandsons, Zachary Michael Proskin and Michael Lee Adair Jr and wife Rachel; great-grandchildren, Sara, Evelyn, Jocelyn, McKayla, Lauralyn, Rayanne, Janelle, Valerie, Hayden, Matthew, Adriana, Jonathan and Julie and all of her beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Matthew Edward Stanko; sisters Audrey, Renee, and Shirlee; and her sweet babies, Jeffrey Allen Debrason and Timothy Lewis Debrason.
Dorothy's family would like to thank everyone at UPMC Family Hospice for their tender and loving care these last few days. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dorothy's name are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com
Supervisor, Charles Danforth
Originally published July 26, 2022.