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“Very saddened by this news. Love to the Connor and Hobbs families. ”
1 of 30 | Posted by: Robert Evans - Lewes, DE

“My sincerest sympathy and heartfelt condolences for Debbie and her extended family at this time.A beautiful and accomplished person, gone too soon,...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Melissa Burke - Boulder, CO

“To Terri, and all of Debbie's Family,So very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Sincerely, ”
3 of 30 | Posted by: Teri Keenan - Newark, DE

“Dear Tyler, Sara, Annie, Sharon, and all of Debbie's loved ones, Having visited with Debbie almost weekly over these last few months, please know...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: - Exton, PA

“Dear Sara, Annie, and Tyler,I was so, so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that so many people are thinking of you and sending their love.Ellen...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Tyler, Annie, Sara, George and extended family - I am so very saddened to hear of your sudden loss. You have my deepest sympathies and I'm holding...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Sara Bush - Wilmington, DE

“Tyler, Sara and Annie,So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Thinking of you!Fondly,Michelle Coulter ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Michelle Coulter - Wilmington, DE

“Sharon and Family,My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Butch Lokey ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Connor and Hobbs families. Debbie's smile and true kindness will always make me smile. Wishing all of you the...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Ann Cardinal Kent - CA

“Forever lighting up rooms with that beautiful smile, lighting up the stars in to shine even brighter. Fondest memories of you all. God bless. ”
10 of 30 | Posted by: John Coon - El Dorado Hills, CA

“To George and all the Hobbs family. I know that you believe as I do that Debbie is now with Jesus. I will remember Debbie in my prayers.Paul and...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Paul O'Neill - The Villages, FL

“To "Hobber" and all of Debby's loved ones,Our hearts are breaking for you, Debby was too smart and beautiful to lose at such a young age. Cherish...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Cathy Cessna - Wilmington, DE

“To the Hobbs family,Wishing you all peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. ...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Kim Boone - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Mark, Sara, Sharon, Terri, Cindy and families, Wishing you memories full of the love, laughter and all the good things you shared.Our deepest...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Mark, Sara, Sharon, Terri, Cindy and families,Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers are with all of you.Kimberly, Mark, Devon, and Daniel...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy are with you all. So very sorry for your loss.Cindy and Bob Groux ”
16 of 30 | Posted by: Cindy Groux - Newark, DE

“My thoughts and prayers go out all family members at this time of loss.Debbie will be missed by many. ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: Rob Schlingmann - FL

“Dear Sara, Mark, Sharon, Terri and Cindy,Please know that you are all in our prayers and thoughts at this terrible time.Debbie was a beautiful girl...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Bill and Eileen Talley - SC

“Dear Sara, Mark, Sharon, Terri and Cindy,Please know that you are all in our prayers and thoughts at this terrible time.Debbie was a beautiful girl...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Bill and Eileen Talley - SC

“Dear Sharon & Family OUR CONDOLENCES Death brings pain that time can only heal; ...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Donna & Mike & Noah Ouellette - DE

“My deepest and heartfelt condolences. ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: Jane Walker-Sherman - Baltimore, MD

“Dear George, Sarah, Mark, Terri, Sharon and Cindy -- Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your families. Love, Michael & Loren Talley ”
22 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“To The Family of Debbie Hobbs. Sending my condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss. Terri Kelly sending you my deepest sympathy for the loss of...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy. ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Donald & Mabelle Sturgeon - DE

“Our deepest heartfelt sympathies for all your families, Mr. & Mrs. Connor, Sharon, Terri, and Cindy. ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Carol & Tom Beane - Wilmington, DE

“Sharon & Family,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Linda Kresge - WIlmington, DE


27 of 30 | Posted by: deborah Hobbs - wilmington, DE

“Loved your zest for life, will miss you dearly! ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Samuel Hobbs - Greenville, DE

“Sharon & Family,So sorry for your loss. ”
29 of 30 | Posted by: Kimberly Desper - Wilmington, DE

“Please accept my deepest sympathies. ”
30 of 30 | Posted by: A friend


Deborah Ann Hobbs, age 52, of Wilmington, DE , died suddenly on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at her home.

Debbie was the daughter of Mark and Sara Connor , currently of Glen Mills, PA. She graduated from the A.I.DuPont High School in 1982 and the University of Delaware in 1986 receiving her B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. She continued at the University of Delaware earning her Masters in Business.

Debbie worked for DuPont as an Engineer and Program Manager. She founded the Hobbs Co. LTD, a strategic management consulting firm. She produced a video," BabySafe", which won a Freddie Award, the American Medical Association's highest honor for excellence in health and medical films.

Debbie was a truly caring and giving person and her generosity was infectious. She was an avid Tennis and Paddle Ball player, and always pulled the family together to play sports, especially Volleyball. She loved animals and especially her Cavalier King Charles, Walter and Edward. She was a regular volunteered at Faithful Friends Animal Society,

In addition to her parents, Debbie is survived by her 3 sisters; Sharon Lupinski (Tom), Terri Kelly (John), and Cindy White (Terry) and her three children; her son, George Tyler Weymouth Hobbs III of Wilmington, Delaware and two daughters; Annie Connor Hobbs of St. Petersburg, FL., Sara Seabury Hobbs a recent graduate of University of Virginia, relocating to Arlington, VA., their father George Hobbs, as well as their grandmother Patty "Nene" Hobbs, many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017,10:30 AM at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Road, Wilmington, DE 19807. A visitation will be held at church prior to the mass from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at the DuPont Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804, or a charity of your choosing.