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Deborah "Debbie" C. Merritt
Date of Death: September 2, 2016
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Visitation
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 9/9, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Service
Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 9/9, 1:00 pm
Cemetery
Mt. Hebron Cemetery
305 E Boscawen St
Winchester, VA 22601
Friday 9/9, 2:00 pm

Deborah C. Merritt Deborah C. Merritt passed away peacefully due to complications from breast cancer on September 2, 2016 in Annapolis, MD with her husband and son at her bedside. She was 57 years old. A native of Winchester, VA, she graduated as a distinguished scholar from Mary Washington College in 1981 and The College …
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Jon Edwards (USNA -85, 30th co.) left a message on September 11, 2016:
Chuck--- I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Debbie was such a caring person and beautiful wife, mother, and lifetime friend for you and your son. Laura's and my sincere condolences during this very difficult time. Because you lived such full and giving lives, I trust you have many memories to hold and cherish--- and because we are part of the Christian body of believers we hold to the faith that one day we will all be reunited and that the hardships of this world will be past and forgiven, and that joy will be everywhere. Until that time, know that we will think of you and your son and mother-in-law and say a prayer for your comfort.
Dan and Sarah Laren left a message on September 9, 2016:
Chuck and Kenny--regretfully we were unable to attend the ceremony, but our thoughts and prayers are with you on this sad occasion.
Betty Clemons left a message on September 8, 2016:
Deepest sympathy
Betty Clemons left a message on September 8, 2016:
My deepest sympathy
Betty Clemons left a message on September 8, 2016:
Deepest sympathy.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Mark Rubino left a message on September 8, 2016:
My sincere condolences on the loss of your beautiful wife and mother Deborah.
Teresa Lupton Graham left a message on September 8, 2016:
Sorry for ur loss.... Debbie and I were school mates
Jeff Drury left a message on September 8, 2016:
So Sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. I have worked for her and Chuck for many years. She will be deeply missed.
Jeff Drury left a message on September 8, 2016:
So Sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. I have worked for her and Chuck for many years. She will be deeply missed.
Tracy Nicholson left a message on September 7, 2016:
Chuck and Kenny mine and Taylor's heartfelt prayers and sympathy. We loved our beach day vacations together and laughed so much our sides would hurt. The beach will never be the same for me with out her. We truly loved her.
Charlie Schott'85 left a message on September 7, 2016:
Chuck- my sincere regret to you from your loss of love, your bride of all these years. I imagine that you shared the entirety of your lives together- the challenges, struggles, achievements, glorious winnings, parenting, Navy- and post-Navy lives; I can only imagine. Success to you for lives well and fully lived. I trust Debbie is now in Heaven, fully renewed! My prayers for you and your son to continue to receive God's grace, and His wisdom at times. Peace and firm friendship, much to be shared with you.
Beth Nolan left a message on September 7, 2016:
Dear Chuck and Kenny: I was so deeply saddened to hear of Deb's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you both. The memories you share will last a lifetime, keep them close to your heart when you are feeling sad. I know they will put a smile on your face when you think of her and those special memories. Blessings to you and your family.
Joanne Shick left a message on September 7, 2016:
I worked with Debbie at Plum Point Middle School. I know she will be missed My thoughts and prayers are with her husband, her son and her family.
Joanne Shick left a message on September 7, 2016:
I worked with Debbie at Plum Point Middle for many years. She will be missed. My heart goes out to her and her family. God bless everyone
Lanna Smith left a message on September 6, 2016:
Debbie was one of my students at Frederick County Junior High School. I have fond memories of her and her parents. My condolences go out to her mother, husband, and son. This is indeed a loss to many!
Donna Hoffmann left a message on September 6, 2016:
Dear Chuck and Kenny, I am deeply saddened by the news of Debbie's passing. My husband and I extend our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. On a personal note, I recall how Debbie lit up the room with her smiles and constant laughter and she leaves me with sweet and pleasant memories. Blessings and Peace.
Karl and Rita Deugwillo left a message on September 6, 2016:
Chuck & Kenny, We are so sorry. Debbie had a great laugh and absolutely adored you, Kenny. Sending you hugs.
Linda Lister Witmer & Dorothy Clevenger Lister James left a message on September 5, 2016:
Sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Debbie. We are 3rd cousins and one summer I had the opportunity to hang out with Debbie and Jill while visiting my grandparents in Winchester. We be came Pen Pals and kept in touch through High School. Sorry I didn't get to reconnect with her over the many years. You will be in my prayers.
Linda Lister Witmer & Dorothy Clevenger Lister James left a message on September 5, 2016:
Sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Debbie. We were 3rd cousins and the opportunity to meet and hangout with her and Jill while visiting my grandparents. Debbie and I became Pen Pals in high school (I lived in Lafayette, La). Sorry I never got to reconnect with her. You will be in my prayers.
Lauren Lynn left a message on September 5, 2016:
I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed talking with Debbie at our media trainings. She will certainly be missed.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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