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Deborah Lee-Gilbert

March 11, 2020

Obituary

DEBORAH LEE-GILBERT, 69 of Buffalo, New York passed away on March 11, 2020.  Deborah was born on August 1, 1950 and was the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Winnifred Crump.

Deborah retired from Verizon as a telephone operator. She enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino.  She loved everybody, especially her grandchildren.  

Deborah had such a loving, caring, sweet, touching, welcoming, beautiful soul & spirit.  She was nothing short of amazing and was truly an angel to all family, friends and anyone she absolutely came into contact with! 

In addition to her parents, Deborah was preceded in death by her brother, Henry Clayton Lee.

Deborah will be sadly missed by her daughter, Dejalana Gilbert; 3 sons, Amir Willis, Edwin Marcus Lewis and Jamahl Lewis; her step father, Herbert Grant; a devoted step daughter, Shakirah Gilbert; her sister, Angela Lee; a nephew, Aaron Allen Jr.; 6 grandchilden, Diamond Porter, Kyren Willis, Jamahl Lewis Jr.; 5 great-grandchildren.  Jaedalyn & Jason Casiano, Kylie Willis, Diamond Lewis Jr., Damone Holcombe Jr.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends 10:00 am Friday, March 20, 2020 at Delaine Waring AME Church,  680 Swan St, Buffalo, NY 14210.  Funeral to follow at 11:00 am.

Interment St. Matthew Cemetery, W. Seneca, NY.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Delaine Waring African Methodist Episcopal Church
680 Swan St
Buffalo, NY 14210

Funeral Service
Friday
March 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Delaine Waring African Methodist Episcopal Church
680 Swan St
Buffalo, NY 14210

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