Mrs. Debra (Debbie) Sweeney, 71, of Sunset Beach, N.C. died peacefully and surrounded with love on March 16, 2023. Born in Dover on Oct 31, 1951, Mrs. Sweeney was a longtime resident of Roxbury, N.J. until retiring to Sunset Beach in 2012. She was the practice administrator for Cardiology Consultants of North Morris in Mountain Lakes, N.J. for many years. She was a 1969 graduate of West Morris High School and later attended the County College of Morris. While working at Jersey Central Power and Light, Debbie met her future husband, Larry Sweeney. In their life together, Debbie and Larry were married for 47 years, made many close friendships and were blessed to raise three children. Debbie’s greatest joys were her family, the beach, traveling, playing cards and board games, rooting for the Mets, singing with the Ocean Ridge Singers, watching brilliant sunsets and, most of all, her six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her mother, Adelaide Robbe, in-laws Edward and Iva Sweeney, her brothers-in-law Kenneth and Gary Sweeney, her sister-in-law Christine Sweeney, nephew Joshua Fazzino and niece Beth Sweeney. Debbie is survived by her beloved husband, Larry E. Sweeney; son Shannon (Michele), daughter April (Michael), daughter Meagan (Travis); her grandchildren Finn, Elsa, Luella, Ames, Miles and Adelyn; sisters Donna Ebenstein (Donald) and Dawne Fazzino (John); sister-in-law Linda Scherzer (Doug), sister-in-law Anne Sweeney, nieces Kelly, Tracy, Jennifer, Jodi, Terri, Taira and nephew Kevin as well as many cousins, and beloved friends. We will forever remember Debbie for her kind heart, beautiful smile, infectious laugh and utmost love of family. May she rest now and forever in peace. A celebration of Debbie’s life will take place in Sunset Beach at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to

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