Deborah Susan (Daum) Santoro, of Marblehead, MA passed away August 16, 2021. Debbie was born in Boston on September 12, 1947 and was the daughter of the late Bernard & Martha Daum. She was raised in Newton and Newport, R.I.-she graduated from Newton High School and attended Boston University. Debbie will be remembered for her generosity, free spirit and the importance of family and friends in her life. She was a lover of animals, beaches, especially Goldthwait, and Marblehead which became her home in 1970. She ran her own house cleaning business for many years and during that time she developed caring relationship with her clients that lasted many years. An exceptional cook, she enjoyed entertaining, conversation, music, dancing and laughter. She loved a lively discussion about politics, current events and the various causes she was involved with. Debbie leaves her daughter, Melissa (Santoro) Dobar, son-in-law, Daniel and grandson, Jack, of California. She also leaves behind many dear friends who are included as family. There was always a card or a gift for any and every reason to celebrate or to acknowledge. Her thought fulness came back to her in later years with friends and neighbors ready and willing to lend a hand when needed. She was a beautiful radiant woman on the outside but more importantly on the inside as well. She will be missed by many. Donations in her memory may be made to Marblehead Animal Shelter, Emilys List and Aids Action Committee of Boston. A gathering of friends and family will take place Sunday, September 12th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Masonic Temple, 62 Pleasant St, Marblehead. For more information: please email [email protected]
and/or visit the funeral homes website. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.eustisand cornellfuneralhome.com
for Debbies family.
Published by The Marblehead Reporter from Aug. 28 to Sep. 2, 2021.