After a very difficult struggle with various illnesses, Deborah passed away at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts on Sunday, September 6, 2015 with her loved ones by her side.
With the help of family and friends Debbie maintained a wonderful quality of life during several health crises.
Before illness entered her life, Debs true calling was her involvement in many community, civic and charitable organizations which made her very happy.
Matthew Louis, her son, and Shauna Elizabeth, her daughter, gave Deb her most contentment. She could boast about the two of them for hours. She was always amazed and proud of their achievements no matter how small or big.
Born March 7, 1963, Deborah was the daughter of Louis Santos III (predeceased 2002) and Elizabeth M.(Betty) (Foskitt) Santos. Others awaiting lovingly with open arms upon her arrival in the heavens above are her grandparents, Louis & Cecile Santos, William Foskitt, Edward & Florence Nichols, grandmother, Yvonne Foskitt, Doris Paquette, mother-in-law, Joanne Dempsey and many others.
In addition to her mother Betty, Debbie leaves her husband, Chris E. Dempsey, son, Matthew L. Santos-Vitorino and his fiancee, Megan Hoppe, of Florida, her daughter, Shauna E. Santos-Dempsey, and her only sister, Desiree L. Santos. Debbie also will be missed by; Mr. and Mrs. William Foskitt, Robert Foskitt, and the Dempsey Family. Deb shared special times with her cousins in the Nichols Family and the Maust Family. Debbie had very special extended family who she loved very much, Banas/Bailey Family, Provost Family, Blanchard Family, Linda Bourget, Lachewetz Family, Plourde Family, Sprague Family and many others. Deb also leaves her godchildren: Joshua M. Gendron, Seth P. Daniels, Thomas J. Golden, Danielle Bailey and many cherished friends.
Funeral Services Celebrating Debbies life will be held Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in the Parish Community fo St. Elizabeth, Hubbard St, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Committal will follow in St. Patricks Cemetery, Fuller Road, Chicopee, MA