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DePalo, Deborah

Deborah DePalo, age 61, beloved wife, mother and accomplished attorney, passed away on 14 July 2017. Debbie was a kind and generous person who always considered the impact on other people of her actions and decisions. A graduate of DePaul Law School, Debbie practiced law in five different states, the last of which was New Mexico, where she served 25 years in the Office of the District Attorney, rising to the position of Chief Deputy before retiring. Debbie also served her country for five years as an officer in the US Army Judge Advocate General Corps, reaching the rank of Major while earning three Army Commendation Medals and the Military Parachutist Badge.

She is survived by William DePalo, her husband of 34 years; son, Brian; daughter, Katherine; grandson, Gavin; stepsons, Lee and Chris; step-grandchildren, Kyle and Sarah; and her dearest friend, Penny.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, 20 July at 9:30, at The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 12701 Indian School Rd NE. Interment will follow at 1415 at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to in lieu of flowers. Please visit our online guest book for Debbie at

Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 16, 2017
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