Deborah Jean (Bourassa) RinaldiJuly 6, 1953 ~ June 27, 2017 (age 63)
Deborah Jean Rinaldi, 63, of Hebron, passed away early Tuesday morning (June 27, 2017) at Hartford Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Hartford on July 6, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Evelyn (Donna) Bourassa. Deborah grew up in Windsor Locks and went on to become a Registered Nurse. She married her beloved husband, Salvatore Rinaldi on October 11, 1974. The couple raised their family in Hebron and retired to their lake home in Amston. She and her family loved to visit their camp at Pachaug Pond where they enjoyed boating and fishing as well as their annual vacations to Water’s Edge. She had a special love and talent for scrapbooking, especially when she did the mother-daughter scrapbook retreats. Deborah was a truly dedicated nurse, who loved to take care of others in need. She was universally loved by all who knew her or were touched by her caring nature. She leaves to mourn her passing her devoted husband of 42 years, Sal; her son, Bryan and his wife, Nina Rinaldi of Hebron; her daughter, Elyse Plude and her companion, Anthony Torneo of Andover; a brother, James Bourassa and his companion, Judy Works of Windsor Locks; three grandchildren, Cameron Plude, Ellora and Suamira Lopes; her dog, Kasper; and numerous extended family and friends. A Celebration of her Life will be held on Sunday, July 9th from 1 – 2 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. A Memorial Service will follow immediately at 2 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society (www.donate3.cancer.org).
American Cancer Society
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