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Debra A. VanBuren

d. August 20, 2020

Averill Park- Debra A. VanBuren, 59, of Victor Lane, died peacefully on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at her home after a long illness. Born in Troy, Debbie was the daughter of the late Thomas W. and Virginia Dodson Clickner Sr. and the beloved wife of Neil W. VanBuren Jr. Debbie was a lifelong resident of the West Sand Lake/Averill Park area and was a 1979 graduate of the Averill Park High School. Debbie was a stay at home mom until her children were grown, when she became a pre school teacher at Story Place Pre School in Castleton. Debbie enjoyed trips to the ocean, rides in her Mustang, planting flowers, her solar lights and spending time with her family.
Survivors in addition to her husband include her daughter Christina (Donald) Schreiner of Averill Park; sons Neil (Shannon) VanBuren of Averill Park and Robert (Miranda) VanBuren of East Lansing, MI; her granddaughters Samantha and Sabrina Schreiner; her brothers Thomas (Charlene) Clickner of Melrose, David Clickner of Castleton, Robert Clickner of Guilderland and Gary Clickner of Albany and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call 4-7 pm on Monday, August 24, 2020 at the Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel 2691 NY 43 at Glass Lake Averill Park.
A Graveside Service will be held 10 am on Tuesday, August 25 at the Elmwood Cemetery Rte. 150 West Sand Lake.
Social Distancing and Masks will be required at the services per most recent state requirements.
If desired donations in memory of Debra A. VanBuren may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation 3 Washington Square, Albany, NY 12205
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Service Information


August 24, 2020
Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel
Averill Park, NY

Graveside Service

August 25, 2020
Elmwood Cemetery
West Sand Lake, NY

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