It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Debbie Oram. She was a beloved daughter of Jean; sister to Ken, Michael (Andrea), and Pat Evans; mother to Jordan (Kara) Hanna and Terra (Terry) Dreger; aunt to Marc and Jason Evans; grandmother to August and Noah Dreger; and a friend to many.
Debbie died on Wednesday April 22 due to heart related complications while at work. We are grateful that she was surrounded by people who cared for her deeply. The staff at Sierra Courier were more than colleagues to mom, they were her family. To MaryAnn, thank you for holding mom’s hand when she was afraid. To Doug and Ryan who who did everything possible at the time to keep her here with us a little longer, your efforts were not in vain. Although she isn’t here with us anymore, heaven has gained another angel. One who will be looking over all of us to bring love and joy from above. She has been reunited with her grandfather, mother, sister, and many others that she loved who have passed before her.
Debbie loved her job. Whether it was on the open road doing deliveries, in the office dispatching, or other administrative duties as assigned. Debbie was always quick to bring a smile to those around her. Either through her witty charm and sarcastic nature, or her infectious chatter and smile.
Mom, we will miss our visits to Lockport, popcorn, pizza, and movie nights and everything in between.
A celebration of life honouring Debbie will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday August 15, 2020 at an outdoor venue. Given the current situation, the service will be by RSVP only to keep inline with the public health guidelines. Please RSVP to email@example.com. Location details will be provided upon receipt of RSVP. We also ask that people wear either a face mask or shield and maintain social distancing. We will have extras face masks on hand, as well as hand sanitizer. Additionally, you may want to bring your own lawn chair for seating to minimize any risks. However, there is seating available (limited) and we will be sanitizing as much as possible.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Christmas Cheer Board in Debbie’s honour would be greatly appreciated.
During times of loss, we are reminded about how short and fleeting life can be. Even more so during the rare circumstances we are in today. There is a saying that with every loss there is a lesson. Let us be ever thankful for the time we have and spend it wisely with those we love. For in the end, it’s not the things we have or money gained and spent. It’s the experiences and adventures we have been on that matter the most.
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Rest in Peace Debbie. For you are among the angels now. Rest in Peace.
December 27, 1956 - April 22, 2020
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