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Debby Joann (Tesso) Adams

May 19, 1953 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 68)


Debby Joann Adams, 68, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away on October 31, 2021, at the Canterbury Nursing Home, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Debby was born in Crestline on May 19, 1953, to the late Joseph Tesso and Dorothy (Sutton) Harris.

Debby managed a Speedway gas station in Ft. Wayne, IN. Her church affiliation was with St. Joseph Catholic Church, Crestline. She enjoyed playing BINGO, horse racing, the dog track and going to the casinos. Her favorite football team was the Indianapolis Colts. Debby loved joking around and making everyone laugh. She treasured her dog, Lucky.

Debby is survived by her two sisters; Teresa Tesso, Ft. Wayne, IN; Carol Tesso, Crestline; and her two half siblings; Earlena Blanton, MI; Marsha Harris, Ft. Wayne, IN, and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Richard Allen Tesso, and half sibling, Leander Blanton.

A graveside service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Crestline, on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 10:30 AM, with Father Jeff Smith officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Allen County ASPCA, 4914 South Hanna St., Ft. Wayne, Indiana, 46806.

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Graveside Service
November 5, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
County Road 330, East Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827


Allen County ASPCA
4914 South Hanna St., Ft. Wayne IN 46806

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