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“Debbie...So Sorry to hear you have left us so soon. I wish I had spent more time talking with you when I ran into you at Circle K. My Sister and I...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Terry/Linda King

“So sweet, kind, funny, Debbie will be missed. So sorry for your lost. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Barbe Evans

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. We will miss Debbie & her smile & sense of humor. She always knew how to make...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Shawn & Lolynn Williams

“I did not know Debbie well but always enjoyed talking to her whenever I saw her. Anyone could tell she was sweet and a pleasure to be with. I did...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Tina Schlegel

“Just a month ago I ran into Debbie at Circle K. The first thing she asked was "how's your mom?" That's who Debbie was, a selfless and caring person...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Sean Borawiec

“A Heart of Gold fits her perfectly. It definitely will not be the same not seeing her around town and at Top Notch diner . She Had such a generous...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Brenda Scott

“Debbie was a kind hearted person, she will truly be missed! Vasilios Restaurant Cortland, Oh ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Chris

“So sorry to hear about Debbie!!! I enjoyed talking with her on facebook and will miss her dearly. our families had been friends for many years and I...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Diane Jordan

“Every time I call saw Debbie she always had a smile on her face. I would always tease her every time I saw her .... And of course she loved it and...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Brad McCrimmon

“Prayers to the family, she came into McDonalds in Cortland a lot with her brother Tom, she was so very sweet. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Morris

“I have known Debbie for probably 40 years and i dont think she ever met anyone that she did not like. A" heart of gold" is a perfect way to put it. ...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Young

“Wonderful woman with a great heart. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Pj Chovan

“So sorry for you loss Tom..... ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Claudiam Dudley Meadows

“I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of my dear friend Debbie. She had a heart of gold and would help anyone in need. I'm going to miss our lunch...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ashley Logan

“So sorry to see this. I have known Debbie for so many years. Many laughs at the roller rink. God bless her. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Carol young.

“We are so very sorry Tom and Terry to hear of Debbie's passing. We are sending our sincere condolences and prayers for you and your family. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Rod and Debbie Newman

“Very Sorry To Hear Of Debbie's Passing. She Would Call About Every Week. Our Family Meet Her When We Were All Going Roller Skating In Cortland,...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: The Davenport Family Of Jamestown, Pa.


CORTLAND- Debra "Debbie" Lance, age 55, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. Debra was born June 11, 1962 in Warren to the late Howard and Dorothy (Coughlin) Lance. Debbie was a lifetime Cortland resident, and a graduate of Lakeview High School. She was an assistant manager/ clerk at BP/ Circle K in Cortland for 17 years. Debbie was very generous with her time volunteering with the Red Cross Disaster Relief Team and other awareness events. Debbie attended the Harvest Christian Assembly of God. She was also a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan and avid Boyd Bear Collector. Debbie had a heart of gold like no other, she loved meeting and befriending people. She is survived by her brothers, Phillip (Sherry) Lance and Tom (Terry) Lance; two nieces, Erica (Eric) Baumgartner and Erin (John) Diacin, three great-nieces, Noelle, Brielle, and Sofia; two great-nephews, Gavin and Dylan. Besides her parents, Debra was preceded in death by her brother Edward. Friends may call 5-8PM Thursday, August 17th at the Lane Funeral Home, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 N. High St. in Cortland, where the Memorial Service will be celebrated at 11AM Friday by Pastor Ron Biehl. Interment at Hillside Cemetery. Special thanks to Hospice of the Valley, Marlene a close friend, and all her friends who visited her in her time of need. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street Youngstown, Ohio 44512 Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to share memories and condolences with Debbie's family.