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Debbie (Thompson) VanEssendelft

September 1, 1955 ~ June 25, 2018 (age 62)

Visiting Hours:  Thursday, June 28th, 7-9:30 p.m. and Friday, June 29th, 2-4:30 & 7-9:30 p.m. at our West Sayville funeral home.

Chapel Service:  Friday, June 29th, 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Private cremation to follow.

Debbie VanEssendelft, 62, of West Sayville, LI, died on June 25, 2018, after a long illness.  Born in Sayville, Debbie was raised in North Babylon.  She graduated from North Babylon High School before attending Hofstra University where she earned both her Bachelors Degree, as well as her Masters Degree.  In 1976, Debbie married Ken VanEssendelft and the two settled in West Sayville.  Debbie was a Girl Scout Leader, a former member of the West Sayville Fire Department’s Ladies Auxilary and served on the Sayville School Board for the past 26 years.

Mrs. VanEssendelft is survived by her husband, Ken, her daughter, Kate, her parents, John and Jean Thompson of Aquebogue, her sister, Karen Stephan and her husband Vinny of Sayville, as well as her two nephews, Zachary and Matthew Stephan.


Donations may be made to:

Sayville Food Pantry
47 Gillette Avenue, Sayville NY 11782

Sayville Cabinet for the Sick
24 Collins Avenue, Sayville NY 11782

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