Violet Debbie, 98, died on December 4th. Vi had lived in Scotch Plains for 63 years and moved to Massachusetts in 2003. Vi and her husband Harold (Coot) Debbie raised their daughters in Scotch Plains where she was always an active member of her community. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the Women’s Club, and involved with Washington Rock Girl Scout Council for over 35 years. She taught courses in ornithology and other nature-related topics at Learning for Life in Plainfield, at Girl Scout camps and at adult education in Scotch Plains, Westfield and Plainfield. Vi was an avid birder and all-around lover of nature and traveled all over the world with her birding and nature clubs. She was pre-deceased by her husband (in 1987) and is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann Wuttke of Louisiana and Maggie Debbie and her husband Vito LaMura of Massachusetts as well as two granddaughters, Heather Wuttke and Heidi Wuttke and two great-grandchildren, Kenneth Wuttke and Ella Holmes. Visitation will be at Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Ave., Fanwood on Monday from 4-7PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10AM at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church, Scotch Plains. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Violet Debbie, please visit our Tribute Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Violet Debbie 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Fanwood, state: New Jersey