Debra J. Herman

March 16, 1953 - November 18, 2017

Age 64, of Attica, NY passed away on November 18, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital.

She was born March 16, 1953 in Warsaw, NY daughter of the late Wilson Parmerter and Margaret Murtha Parmerter of Wethersfield. She was employed for many years as a registered nurse with the New York State Department of Corrections both at Attica Correctional Facility and Wyoming Correctional Facility. She also worked at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

Debra loved sewing, knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed spending time on the Lake Ontario beach in Canada during the summers. Debra always enjoyed spending time with her large family and especially enjoyed her time with her mother, visiting area coffee shops, conversations and shopping.

Along with her father, Debra is predeceased by her brother, Jeffrey Parmerter.

Surviving along with her mother are her loving life partner, Michael Speck of Attica; her children, Ryan P. (Kara) Herman of Warsaw, Randyn P. (Emily) Herman of Warsaw; stepchildren, Kristy (Shawn) Wise of Attica, Jason Speck of Chandler, AZ; nine grandchildren; her siblings, Dennis (Debbie) Parmerter of Virginia, William (Judy) Parmerter of Wethersfield, Lori (Edward) Kibler of Greece, NY, Ellen (Mike) Miller of East Berne, NY, Neil (Brenda) Parmerter of Wethersfield; sister-in-law, Marilyn Parmerter of Wethersfield; many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Tuesday, November 28 from 1 – 4 PM at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw where Debra’s memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at 4 PM. Memorials may be made in Debra’s name to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Important Dates

November 28, 2017 : Calling hours for Debra J. Herman - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

November 28, 2017 : Memorial service for Debra J. Herman - 4:00 PM

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Dec 5.17 from Paige Bennett:
Words cannot express the sadness I feel for all of you. Deb was an amazing light in this thing we call life. She will be remembered with an everlasting smile and a zest for life. Give it he'll in heaven Deb.....God must need you more than we do.❤ It doesnt make it any easier to say goodbye.....

Nov 28.17 from Les Hare:
Please accept my condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Nov 25.17 from Jack and Susan Ward:
Our deepest sympathy is being sent to Michael and all of Debbie's family. We will always remember her quick smile and her kindness. She was a model for all of us on how to continue to show consideration of others even though she herself was so often in pain. We will miss her!

Nov 22.17 from Cheri Sinicki:
So sorry Mike for your loss.

Nov 21.17 from Anne Wagenhals Kleeberg:
To the Parmerter family,

I’m sorry for your loss. Debby was in my class in school

Nov 21.17 from Michelle Polhamus:
Mr. Speck- I am so sorry for your loss. One thing I see clearly looking back was how much you and Deb loved each other. Words can not help you heal as much as your memories can. Remember all the great time you had together.

Nov 21.17 from Jacquie & Gordon Stephens:
To0 the Parmerter family... I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.

Nov 20.17 from Tim Wilcox:
Dennis & Neil .. I am sorry to hear of this, your all in my thoughts & prayers.

Nov 20.17 from Vicki Waterrose Lucero:
Thoughts and prayers to everyone that loved Deb so much! She will be very missed!

Love, Maureen, Michelle, James, Vicki and families