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Debra L. “Debbie” (Titus) Choate
Debra Lee "Debbie" (Titus) Choate, 51 passed away peacefully on Saturday morning the 10th of December, 2011 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston, VT. She was born on March 29th, 1960 in Burlington, VT daughter of the late Mavis Kruger and Thomas Titus.
Debbie was a beacon of light for all that knew her she was full of energy and lived life to the fullest and will be dearly missed by all. Recently she performed in a production of Oliver on stage, truly one of the great joys in her life. Her family is so thankful for that opportunity. Debbie was a member in two churches, which she loved and looked forward to on Sundays. Debbie and her husband have traveled many miles together; her favorite place to go was to the ocean. She especially loved sunrises and sunsets.
Debbie is survived by her beloved husband and best friend Robert Choate, her two sons Derek Choate and partner Chelsea Tallman; Daniel Barnes and wife, Liz Trackim; two sisters Frankie Titus; Cynthia Brady and husband Michael; a very special niece, Shannon Brady and nephews, Matthew and Dylan Greer, Dustin Tanner, Thomas Titus and Alex Shoaei, as well as many special cousins and friends.
She was also predeceased by her brother Jerry Titus and her maternal and paternal grandparents.
The family would like to thank Judy, Suzy and Jody who were all really amazing during this time
Debbie had specifically requested no memorial service, a pot luck celebration will be held on Wednesday December 21, 2011 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Vermont 109, Jeffersonville, VT 05464. Please join us in this celebration it is pot luck so bring something to share and BYO- Beverages. Inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Debbie’s memory may be made to the Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Rd, Williston, VT 05495.
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