FRANKLIN – Deborah Swass, 65, of Franklin, NH, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Granite VNA Hospice House in the company of her loving friends following a brief, aggressive illness.
Born on December 1, 1956 in Leominster, MA, she was the second daughter of Anna (Liberatore) Lagoy of Myrtle Beach, SC and the late Russell Lagoy.
Deb treasured her relationships, frequently warming hearts with gifts and gestures of care, and she made fast friends wherever she went. She worked for many years as a caretaker, most recently with Granite VNA. She was a tremendous cook and enjoyed making crafts, knitting and crocheting, as well as gift giving - especially to her grandchildren. She will be remembered for her endless love, passion, loyalty, incredible work ethic, enormous heart, and for always going out of her way to lend a hand, her time, and a piece of her heart.
Besides her father, Deb was predeceased by her brother, Stephen Lagoy.
She is survived by her daughters, Anna Cloutier and her husband Jesse of Cornish, NH and Kristin Vincent and her husband Timothy of Franklin, NH, her eight siblings, Denise Cleveland of Myrtle Beach, SC, Robert Lagoy and his wife Debbie of Swansey, NH, Michelle Lagoy of Fitchburg, MA, Kenneth Lagoy and his wife Debbie of Winchendon, MA, John Lagoy and his wife Linda of Fitchburg, MA, Kathy Aker and her husband Gary of Athol, MA, Lisa Boulay and her husband Ronnie of Fitchburg, MA, Christine Kherallah and her husband Ami of Fitchburg, MA, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She also leaves behind her two grandchildren, Cade and Vivian, who were the light of her life.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 1PM-3PM at the Roan Family Funeral Home, 167 Main Street, Pembroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 1:30PM at Christ the King Parish, 72 S. Main Street, Concord, NH. Burial will take place on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 11am at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Fitchburg, MA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, an organization Deb supported for many years, or to Granite VNA, where Deb was blessed to be able to spend many days right up to the end of her life with her close friends and colleagues. To share a memory or offer a condolence please visit www.roanfamilyfuneral.com