February 20, 1956 - September 10, 2017
Peacefully on September 10th 2017, at the Queensway Carleton hospital, at 61 years old. She was the daughter of Barry Van der Beesen and of the late Maria Veugen; the cherished spouse of John Coit; the loving mother of Michael Whittaker (Annie Groulx). She leaves to mourn her grandchildren: Alexanne, Chloe and Tyler; her stepchildren: Michelle Edkins (Mark Edkins) and their children Natalie and Andrew; her brothers: Gary, Richard and Keith (Elizabeth); her nieces and nephews: Amanda, Courtney, Anthony and Andrew. She will also be missed by many friends, family members and colleagues.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30th 2017, at 11:00am, in Tubman’s Garden chapel located at 3440 Richmond Road, Ottawa, On. Immediate family will receive condolences at 10:00am.
The family would like to thank all the medical staff that helped Deborah and her family during her illness.