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Deborah A. (Brenner) Spallone

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, November 29th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for Deborah A. (Brenner) Spallone, who passed unexpectedly at her Middleton residence, on Friday, November 23rd, peacefully. Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday, November 30th at 10:00 a.m. & followed by the Funeral Service in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow immediately at the Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Everett (232 Fuller St.) Everett.

Born in Winthrop, Deborah lived her entire life in Revere, before moving to Middleton, in 2015. She is an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1976. Early in her working career, Deborah began a teaching position as a Teacher’s Aide within the Revere School System, for about seven years, before making a career change and taking on a position with the Cosmetics Department at Macy’s in the Square One Mall of Saugus. There, she would work as a salesperson, but most importantly, as a Cosmetics Demonstrator. She thoroughly enjoyed her work and her “larger than life personality” certainly proved to be an asset to her time at Macy’s. Deborah’s “extended family” included each & every one of her associates & co-workers. Once you became a friend of Debbie’s, it was forever.

She is the beloved wife & best friend of 39 years to Retired Revere Firefighter, Joseph J. Spallone of Middleton. She is the devoted mother of Joseph J. Spallone Jr. & Jessica L. Spallone, both of Revere. She is the adored daughter to Stanley Brenner & his wife, Rosella of Merrimac, New Hampshire & the dear sister of Shelley Rafuse of Randolph. She is also lovingly survived by her niece, Stephanie Rafuse of Franklin & also her grand-nephew, James Ryan. Her faithful canine buddy, Coco, also, is most saddened by her passing. Deborah was also the adoring daughter to the late Merilyn (Shifres) Brenner.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 29th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, November 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home


Greenview Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.

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  1. Jenifer
    Dec 13 2018

    My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Deborah Spallone. Imagine a time in the future when those in the grave will be brought back to life here on earth! The Bible repeatedly speaks of such a time. Describing what conditions on earth will then be like, the Bible states that God “will wipe out every tear from [our] eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.”​—Revelation 21:3, 4.

  2. John lyons
    Nov 29 2018

    Dear Spallone and Brenner families. It pains me to hear of Debbie’s passing. She was a wonderful friend and a great family orientated person. I wish you all my very heartfelt condolences and god bless each and every one of you.
    John Lyons

    Nov 29 2018

    I am so heartbroken to hear of Debbie’s passing. My deepest sympathy to her husband Joe, children Joe and Jessica.
    I had the pleasure of having Debbie work in my preschool classroom for many years. During that time she was my right hand, she made me laugh, took care of me when I needed a hug, but most of all she loved every student as if they were her own. I was then lucky enough to work with her at Macys. We would always hug and laugh. I will forever remember her smile and Debbie will always hold a very special place in my heart. oxox Nicole Cascetta

  4. Lisa A (Diaz) (Particelli)Edwards
    Nov 28 2018

    Joe, Joe Jr.,and Jess,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Deb was one of the best people I ever knew. I’m still in shock. My children, Ronnie, Stephanie and Nicole send their condolences.

  5. Costanza Family
    Nov 28 2018

    Our heart felt sympathy to the Spallone/ Brenner family
    Deb was our patient in our Dental office. We loved her coming in
    she was always so positive and would light up the room.
    She will be missed by all
    Love and prayers,
    Dr CRAIG Costanza, Libby, Family and Staff

  6. Joanne Bessom
    Nov 27 2018

    To Joe and family

    I had the pleasure of getting to know Debbie this past year at the complex of where we live in Middleton our chats at the pool were always full of laughter I enjoyed talking to Debbie a lot she has a heart of gold and carries a lot of smile in your heart She will be truly missed by all here at the complex we will miss her smile
    Much comfort and peace to you and your family know that she is in heaven looking down smiling

    Joanne Bessom. 38-210

  7. Josh D.
    Nov 27 2018

    You raised two beautiful children who I love and care about more than anything. This doesn’t seem real.

    Joe, Jess, and Joe: my heartfelt condolences, love you all so much.


  8. Joanne Bessom.
    Nov 27 2018

    To Joe and family

    I was so heartbroken to hear Debbie had passed away I had many moments chatting with her in the pool here at my complex in Middleton everybody here that knew her is so sad she’s just a great human being a lot of fun and carried a whole lot of laughter in her heart. She surely will be missed
    Much comfort and peace to you all in the coming days.

    Joanne 38-210

  9. Joanne (Bidder) Jumper
    Nov 27 2018

    Shelley, Stanley and the rest of the family.

    My deepest condolences at this extremely difficult time. I have no words – I am in shock.

    You all will be in my heart & prayers!


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