We are saddened to announce the sudden passing of our mother Deborah Lynn MacDonald (Patovirta) on August 4th, 2019 in her home in Pembroke, Ontario at the age of 51.
Debby was born on November 6th, 1967 in Ottawa, Ontario to Judy (Zurwerra) and Seppo (Patovirta). She was an avid reader and loved poetry. She had a huge heart and always wanted the best for everyone. She always knew what to say to cheer up anyone in any situation. She had a smile that could light up a room and a laugh that was contagious. Her caring, loving, generous soul will be missed by many. She was a very faithful and spiritual woman as well, praying always for herself and others that she loved.
She will be missed by her four children, whom she loved dearly, Samantha (Gibeault), Kimberlee (Gibeault), Autumn-Lee (Patovirta), and Joseph (Patovirta). She is also survived by Father/Step-Father to her children, Robert (Sigouin); her four grandchildren Da-shon, Tashayla, Tayvon, and Jade; her companion dog, and trusty sidekick Pablo (Pabby); Her nephew Mathew (Patovirta), Niece Natasha Robinson (Patovirta), Sister Sherry (Patovirta) and her father Seppo (Patovirta)
She is Preceded in death by her loving mother Judy (Zurwerra), and her son Jade (Patovirta-Sigouin).