LOWELL, Vt. — Deborah Louise Lemery, 69, of Lowell, Vt. died on Friday, November 13, 2015 at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington, Vt. She was born to Robert and Jessie (Dupras) Lemery on June 12, 1946 in Barre, Vt.
Deborah grew up and attended schools in Chelsea and graduated from Alburgh High School. She later married Frank Jarvis and they had three children; Todd, Tracy and Tonya. They lived in Alburgh for several years before moving to Lowell, where she lived for 35 years.
She worked in the Lowell Elementary School as a teacher’s aide and lunch manager for several years and later created “Debbie’s Designs” wreath business, teaching wreath making and selling wreaths.
She was a member of the St. Ianatious church and supported activities and fund raises for many years, including the Troy Area Lions Club.
She played piano and accordian and gave music lessons to many.
She was very much loved by all who knew her and a pleasure to be around.
She is survived by one brother, Robert Lemery Jr. (Chug) and his wife, Aria, of Alburgh; children, Todd and wife, Meghan, of St. Albans, Tracey and wife, Jennifer, of East Albany and Tonya Jarvis and boyfriend, John St. Onge, of Newport Vt; grandchildren, Allauna Nenware and fiancé, Ryan Abel, of Newport, Minica Benware of Newport, Paxton, Keenan and Owen Jarvis of St. Albans, Jade Jarvis of E. Albany and Billy and Sabrina Jarvis; three great-grandchildren, Rhylnd Abel, Wryder and Waylon Chase and lifetime special friend (Pixie) Donna Lyford of Chelsea, with whom she grew up and has always been there for her.
Deborah’s greatest love was her home, family and friends. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, playing cards, bingo, scrabble, playing music and family get-togethers, and she loved animals.
As per her wishes, there will be no wake or funeral service. Burial will be private. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to make a contribution in her memory may do so by contributing to Alzheimers Association of Vermont, 300 Cornerstone Drive, Suite 128, Williston, VT 05495. To send online condolences, please visit www.cremation societycc.com.