Deborah ABONO

Concord, California


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Deborah (Debbie) Ann Downer Abono August 31, 1929 ~ May 16, 2010 Resident of Concord On Sunday, May 16, 2010 we lost one truly great Lady. Born in Oakland, CA to Gertrude and E.M. Downer Jr., one of Pinole, CA's most conservative and affluent families. Debbie refused to fit into anyone else's...

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I just now found out about Debbie's death, my mom passed in (2016) and she and Debbie were really good friends. We would all drive to Trader Vics for lunch in Emeryville 'a lot' in the years from 1975-1977. Debbie had the biggest heart and laugh and totally accepted you the minute she met you! What a lady she was, I will never forget her! Bless you Debbie and you are with John again. I'm sorry this remembrance is so belated.

At one time in my life she was my second Mom her son John was like the brother I never had. After Johns passing I didnt see Debbie it was just to hard. I will always remember her great smile and warm heart.Michael (Antioch)

I never met Mrs Abono, but her daughter Gina and I were briefly penpals back in 1986-87 when I lived in Indiana, USA. I learnt from Gina just how dedicated Debbie was to her craft and how serious she took her business. And she passed on the same day as my hero, Ronnie James Dio. Farewell and God bless.

One amazing lady

Debbie Abono, I will always treasure my memories of you and I'll be eternally thankful for the things you taught me, shared with me, and how much you helped me and my band--Broken Hope.

I'll never forget you, Debbie. You reside in my heart and memory forever. I was blessed to have known you in my life and I love you. Rest in peace, until we meet again.

Debbie was one of the nicest ladies I've ever met. She was a very sincere woman with a heart of gold and an inspiration to all women.