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“It has been a year since you have gone... I still do not have the words to say "good-bye" to you. My hope is that some day we shall meet again. Until...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Corrine Chappel - Hillsboro, NH

“Debi, I will miss you more than I can express. I love you and pray that you are at peace. I will remember you forever. We shared so much, we had so...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Winnie Chappel-Boucher - FL

“Dearest Clyde and all the Family I am so very sorry for your loss, Debbie was such a dear person with a great personality, she will be greatly...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Anna Lovern-McDowell(cousin) - AL

“You will always be in our hearts and we will miss you terribly. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Ken & Sue Bowers - huntsville, AL

“Clyde and family My deepest condolences goes out to you and your family on the passing of my 2nd cousin debi. You are in my prayers and thoughts. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Trisha LaBrie - huntsville, AL

“Clyde and Family Our hearts are saddened and would like to express our sincere condolence of the passing of Debbie. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Kevin Bowers (Cousin) - AL

“Clyde and Family...Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time... God Bless You All!! Shaun and Cheryl Kelleher ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl Kelleher - Orange, MA

“My prayers are with Clyde and his family,I am very sorry to hear of your loss. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Hubbard - Gilbertville, MA

“To the Perkins and Chappell families: We were sorry to learn of Deb's passing. It has been many years since we last saw Deb and her family. We...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Ginny & Dave Shepardson - Roxbury, NH

“Dear Clyde and family, Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. My condolences, Jo Ann ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jo Ann (Hubbard) Haley - MA

“So sorry to hear about Deb's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family in this sad time. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Gloria Varno - Warwick, MA

“So sorry to read about Deb's passing. My sincere condolenses. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Larry Williams - Deerfield, MA

“So sorry to hear of Deb's passing we all hung out together when we were younger I wiil always remember the good times we had Love you all ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: sherry webster - orange, MA

“Clyde and Elizabeth, May you treasure the happiest of memories with Deb. Our prayers are with you both. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara & Cary Noel - Warwick, MA

“Michael, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Remember the memories you had with her. She will always be in your heart! ...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Chris & Cheryl Calcari - Orange, MA

Debra A. Perkins WARWICK- Debra A. (Chappell) Perkins, 50, of 50 Pine Street, died unexpectedly at Athol Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 20, 2010, after being stricken ill earlier at home. Born in Palmer on March 10, 1960, she was a daughter of Charles and Delene Chappell and lived in Three Rivers and Monson until moving to Orange, where she graduated from the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School in 1978. Debra was married to Clyde Perkins on August 27, 1988 and they have enjoyed over 20 years together. Debra was previously married to Howard Spofford. A self employed photographer, Debra graduated from the Hallmark Institute in Turners Falls and owned and operated her own studio, Classic Images, and did portrait and wedding photos. Debra also went back and took classes at the Athol High School Adult Education Program and became a legal secretary. Debra enjoyed collecting gem stones and jewelry, and loved traveling, having visited India 3 times, Egypt twice, the Ukraine, Mexico, and also a Disney cruise. Survivors include her husband, Clyde Perkins of Warwick; a son, Andrew Spofford of South Deerfield; a daughter, Elizabeth Chappell-Perkins of Warwick; granddaughter, Alyssah; step-grandchildren, Ryan, McKayla, Jeffree, Illayna, Dylan, Liam, Allison, Henry, Seth, Shae, Nicole, Daniel, and Felicity; her father, Charles Chappell of Tully; step-children, Sarah Perkins of Orange, Joshua Perkins and Beth Perkins, both of Turners Falls, and Abram Perkins of Springpoint, MI; a brother, Charles Chappell of Pennsylvania; sisters, Winifred Bouchard of Florida, Corinne Chappell of Tully, and Kelly Farley and her husband, Joe, of Warwick; and several nephews and nieces including Ashley Menwer whom Debra was very close to. There are no calling hours. Funeral services will be on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Metcalf Chapel, Athol Road- Warwick Center, Warwick, MA, with Rev. Dan Dibble officiating. Interment will follow in Warwick Center Cemetery. Flowers may be sent or donations can be made to Athol Memorial Hospital, 2033 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331. Witty's Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements. Guest book, florists, and directions are available online at www.wittyfuneralhome.com

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