Deborah A. Wheeler, 61, of Marlborough


Deborah A. WheelerMarlborough – Deborah A. (Horning) Wheeler , 61, of Marlborough died Wednesday, December 14, 2022. She was born in Natick, the daughter of the late John Horning and Marjorie (Sjulander) Horning/Smith and was raised in Marlborough where she was a graduate of Marlborough High School class of 1979.

She was employed at Intel in Hudson for over 25 years.

Deborah had a huge heart willing to help anyone in need. She greatly loved her grandchildren and savored every precious minute with them. She enjoyed movies, relaxing, and watching hummingbirds.

Deborah leaves her son, Jake Wheeler, and a daughter, Stephanie Wheeler, both of Marlborough; three brothers, Michael Horning of Marlborough, Walter Horning of California and Richard Horning of Leominster; two sisters, Melinda Jurgelewicz of Gardner and Monica Smith of Canada; two grandchildren, Paislee Wheeler and Keegan Pitard, as well as many nephews and nieces.

A “Celebration of Life” will be announced at a later date. There are no calling hours.

All are invited to share their memories and sign her online guestbook at

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough.