Debra McIntyre
Debra McIntyre
  • October 31, 1953 - March 13, 2017
  • Old Saybrook, Connecticut

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Debra (Oelschlagel) McIntyre, 63, of Old Saybrook passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 13. Debbie was born in Westbrook, CT to the late Herbert and Kathleen Oelschlagel. After graduating from Westbrook High School, Debbie married her high school sweetheart and they started their journey to live happily ever after. Over their 44 years of marriage they lived in Montana, Virginia, Germany, California and North Dakota before returning to the CT Shoreline. Debbie is survived by two children, Jason McIntyre of Minneapolis, MN and Jasmine McIntyre of Stamford, CT, and her grandchildren Emma McIntyre and Harper McIntyre. She is also survived by her sisters Linda Norton, K.C. Whelen and Laurie McGrath. Debbie retired after 20 years as a civil servant at the Grand Forks Air Force Base and Groton Naval Base . In her retirement, Debbie pursued her lifelong dream of becoming an Artist. Some of the things that Debbie loved most was time with her family and friends, bike rides to the beach, sketching, jewelry making, art journaling, painting, teaching art classes, sister trips, and always trying to make things special for others.
Calling hours are from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday March 17th at Swan Funeral Home on 1224 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook CT. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday March 18th at Westbrook Congregational Church at 1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498. In lieu of flowers, donations in Debbie's memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation.