June 26, 1953 ~ October 14, 2020

Born in: Michigan
Resided in: Kentucky

Deborah Lear, 67, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Michigan on June 26, 1953 to Al and Marlene Loncaric. Deborah was a retired dispatcher and homemaker. She liked Winnie the Pooh, doing crosswords and word searches, and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Aside from her parents, Deborah is survived by her children, Melanie Kelly, Larry Heidler, Brian Heidler, Julie Holloway, Donald Heidler, Rachel Murphy, and Jessica Ratliff; her companion, Mark Murphy; 21 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; and her brother, Johnny Loncaric.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Lear. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Deborah Lear and sign her virtual guestbook by going to

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  1. Deepest sympathy and prayers Rosemary and Mark she will be missed she was always so kind to everyone ❤️🙏 Your friend Mary Keller

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