Debra (Deb) Rae Sheehan, 65 of Portland CT, passed away peacefully at Middlesex Hospital September 15th, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 4th, 1954 in Albany, NY where she grew up before moving to Connecticut.
Deb is predeceased by her mother Fern Louis Mast and step father Ellsworth Mast of PA; and her father Herbert J. Clifford of NY.
She is survived by her loving husband Kevin J. Sheehan of 26 years, whom she affectionately referred to as "My Hunny". She is loving remembered by her children Megan Creem of Middletown; Molly Beer and husband Matthew Beer of East Hampton; and her two beautiful grandchildren Addison and Elizabeth Beer; brother Ronald Clifford of MO; and sister Wendy Walton of CA.
Deb had a great love for her family and friends and had an extra special place in her heart for her three dogs, Carley Sue, Bailey, and Bentley, as well as her crazy cat Samantha. Despite her long battle with illness, Deb always saw the bright side and continued to love life and put her family first. Her infectious laugh could be heard for miles and will be missed by all.
Debs life will be celebrated on September 28th, 2019. Friends and family will be received from 10 AM.- 12 P.M. with a mass following along with a reception at 1 P.M. All services will be held at St. Marys church 51 Freestone Ave Portland CT 06480.