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Deborah Ann Couch
  • 51 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 21, 1963
  • Date of passing: Oct 2, 2014
Love and memories last forever...

Deborah Couch, 51, of Lawrenceville, NJ, passed away on October 2, 2014, at home from complications of metastatic triple negative breast cancer.
In the last weeks of her life, she was surrounded by beloved friends, family and pets. 
Deborah worked as a paralegal in a law firm, as an immigration manager at Dow Jones, and most recently, made a mid-life career change to become a health and fitness coach.  She had many interests, including photography, film, literature, creative writing, and baking. She was an avid sports enthusiast. Her favorite sport was baseball and she carried on a life-long love affair with the Yankees. She loved international travel and domestic travel. She had a special affinity for all kinds of animals and fostered cats for many years, some of whom she adopted. She enjoyed designing and working on household improvements.
Deborah is survived by her parents Richard and Elsbeth Couch, her sisters Karen Eager and Barbara Couch Glosser, and brother Richard Couch, nieces Carrie and Reilly Eager, Tina and Samantha Glosser and nephews Gregory, Christopher and Nicholas Couch and CJ Glosser, by her wife, Phyllis Warren and Phyllis’s family. She is also survived by many friends who found in Deborah a loving, kind and generous person who was funny, light-hearted and creative. Donations may be made in Deborah’s name to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation.
Private services. 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Diane Dellicker on 2nd October 2016

"Debbie, it doesn't seem possible that you've been gone two years already.  I know you are watching over your family, and they must all feel you there.  Sending you love & Hugs, as always."

This tribute was added by Diane Dellicker on 21st February 2016

"Happy Birthday, dear Debbie!  I know you are enjoying being with your mother, and you both are in great health up there with our Lord.  Love & Birthday Hugs to you."

This tribute was added by Cindy Gillem-Bentlyewski on 21st February 2016

"Happy Birthday in Heaven my friend.  I know you're flying high with your beautiful wings and checking in on your family as well.  I'll always remember you as a quiet girl from school but a very warm person.  R.I.P and Happy Birthday.."

This tribute was added by Diane Dellicker on 2nd October 2015

"Debbie, I still can't believe you're gone!  Your family is in my thoughts and prayers on this, your anniversary of going to Heaven.  Prayers for you & your Mom, too.  Love & Hugs to a sweet gal."

This tribute was added by Diane Dellicker on 21st February 2015

"Happy Birthday, Debbie!  You know we all love & miss you, but we know you are in a beautiful place.  My memories, of you growing up and then finding you on Facebook, help to ease my sorrow for our loss.  I hope you are celebrating up there!"

This tribute was added by Su Stout on 27th October 2014

"You were a warm smile and a good heart in my life Deb. you had the best, most generous hug. I am blessed to know you and call you friend. I imagine you now, shining bright, pain free and journeying on. one day we will meet again. till then I have beautiful memories and love to remember you by.
With love and memories,
Su stout"

This tribute was added by Phyllis Warren on 11th October 2014

"Deb, you lit up my world and the world of everyone who knew you.  You had a spirit that shone brightly through your smile which reflected love, joy, caring and compassion. Your gentle nature and sweet disposition will always be remembered. You smiled, cracked jokes and made everyone laugh until the very end. You were so brave and full of grace and your optimism, even through the most difficult of times, prevented you from feeling sorry for yourself. You had great and wonderful friends, and that was no accident, my love. Your friends and the people you loved saw your tender heart and felt embraced by it. Your impish and mischievous ways brightened up whatever room you walked into. You are so loved, you will be missed dearly and your spirit will shine in us forever.  Yours always, Phyl"

This tribute was added by Kim Chamberlain Stone on 7th October 2014

"Deb, when I met you at work all those years ago, I knew you were a special person.  We were fast friends, and I loved every second I got to spend with you.  You were such a bright light, and so kind and open with everyone.  Having you as a friend was an honor, and I truly wish we had gotten to spend more time together the last few years.  I will always remember those dimples and your beautiful smile.  Rest in peace, my friend.  You deserve peace."

This tribute was added by Susan Blanchard on 7th October 2014

"Our Prayers and thoughts go out to Debbie's wife Phyllis and all her family and friends. Sending hugs to everyone.. Sue & Maria"

This tribute was added by Erini Papafilipakis-Duff on 6th October 2014

"Debbie, you were an amazing woman, thoughtful, caring, and yet so strong. I'm so grateful that you were able to be apart of my life. You fought like a warrior and I will never forget you. My sympathies to Phyllis and your entire family. Love and hugs ♡ may your memory be eternal!"

This tribute was added by Cheri Dolliver on 6th October 2014

"Rest in peace Warrior Sister and please say hello to Sue for us.  xo xo"

This tribute was added by Cindy Gillem-Bentlyewski on 6th October 2014

"Debbie, you fought a tough you're at peace.  You were a very sweet and kind person and I'll always remeber you in my heart.  My deepest sympathy to your family.  Healing and hugs to all.."

This tribute was added by SusanandShawn Brigham on 6th October 2014

"My deepest condolences and heartfelt Prayers to Debbie's Wife, Family and Friends. I knew Debbie in HS and she was always such a very sweet person."

This tribute was added by Diane Dellicker on 5th October 2014

"Debbie, I will never forget you!  I know you are now at peace, and you will be carried in everyone's hearts forever.  Love & Hugs to you & yours."

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