Deborah O.
Greece: Thursday, April 12, 2012 at age 58. Predeceased by her father, Gerald Ryan. Survived by her mother, Thelma Ryan; her children, Matthew Lilly, Kathleen Lilly, Patricia Lilly; grandsons, Jared Wengender, Jacob Osborne, Domenic Cameron; sisters, Ruth (Bruce) Orlick, Patricia (Scott) Reitz; several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Friends may call Sunday (April 15th) 1-5 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Funeral Service will follow calling Sunday 5:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Private Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Relay Rock Star's, c/o Patricia Lilly, 150 Wedgewood Park, Rochester, NY 14616, checks payable to American Cancer Society in her memory.

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  1. I was sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing way too young. She lived at the end of Corona Road, in the old Koda Vista neighborhood, and was a childhood friend. Please check the ‘Greece Athena Class of 1971’ Facebook page for thoughts and prayers from her other classmates.

  2. I’m sorry for the loss of your mom, and my stepmom’s (Ruth) sister.
    I was praying for Debbie to get better. but now she is not suffering. I hope she died peacefully.

  3. It’s been 2 weeks since Debbie lost her battle with cancer. I think of her alot, she was a brave and courageous person. Her family spoke so lovingly at the funeral, a testament to how much she was loved, and will be missed. I see Debbie in my mind’s eye, and I see her smile and laughing. She’s still doing that, but just in a pair of angel wings.

  4. Matt, you are in my thoughts and prayers. You should be proud of how wonderful of a son you have been. The love you have for your mom will forever live on in your heart.
    Jeanne Blodgett

  5. Mom- You have taught me so much in life. The essentials like how to cook, do my laundry, be independent, etc. The most important gift you gave me was how to be a great mother to Jared. I learned from the best. I will always love you. Thank You for everything. Muah!

  6. mom,
    I never could tell you enough how much I appreciate everything you’ve ever done for me and for my kids. We love you soo much. You are my hero for being so brave through your battle. No one could have been as brave as you. I love you infinity x infinity.
    love,
    your angelface

  7. Mom, you were my best friend, my hero, the person I could count on the most. I love you more than anything. Thank you for everything you’ve done Mom. Thank you and goodbye.

  8. Wow, I can’t beleive that she is gone. She was a wonderful and giving person and she will truly be missed. Sorry to the family for the loss-she put up a courageous battle.

  9. To my sweet sister. I still think of u often and wish I could still talk with you. My memories are of the laughter we shared, laughing so hard we cried and still couldnt stop. The things we shared throughout our life, the good and the bad. We should still be sharing. Since you have been gone, Sarah had her second boy who is now 15 months. Cassie had a little girl who is such a rosebud, tiny, pink and has your redish blond hair. Many thought of you at her baby shower, giving her items with a frog theme.Dad’s birthday will be here soon. Be sure to give him a big hug from me. I miss you more!

  10. Debbie, it can’t be a coincidence that I get an email indicating there was an update on your memory book and I don’t see one. Ruthie’so husband passed away on Easter. I stayed with her afterwards and we shared memories as we have not done since you left us. Although Easter dates are always different, Bruce died on Easter. You passed away the immediate week after Easter. Grandma Haslett passed away Easter Eve. This means a lot to me, reminding us of the Resurrection and there is life after death. We all will be together in the afterlife, which I find consoling. Ruth and I feel your absence strongly. I miss you so much!
    I love you more!

  11. I am so sorry for your loss. Debbie was such a nice person and funny too. She used to get me through our grooling nights at ADT! You will be deeply missed!

  12. I am very sorry to hear about Deborah passing. I have not had a chance since high school to say hello or goodbye but I want her family to know what a special person she was. After 40 years I can see that special smile and remember her laugh. My prayers and thoughts go out to the family.

  13. I was very shocked to hear about Debbie’s passing – I have known Debbie ever since I started working at ADT in 2001, she was a great friend to anyone who had to chance to know her, she will be deeply missed at ADT.

  14. So sorry to hear about Debbie! Haven’t seen her since high school. I’m sure she stayed as beautiful. God Bless and keep you all.

  15. Thank you for everything you did for me Mom. You’re the most important person in the world to me. I know you don’t want me to be too sad; I’m trying to be strong for you.

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