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Official Obituary of: Debra L. DiCenso, 56, on May 11, 2022

Debra L. DiCenso, 56, on May 11, 2022

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Debra L. DiCenso, 56, of Broad Street passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at home. 

Born March 17, 1966 in Providence, RI, she was the beloved daughter of Anthony Dicenso with whom she lived and the late Joan (Murphy) DiCenso.

Debra grew up in Cranston, RI and was the Class of 1984 at Cranston East High School.  She earned a BA in political science from Northeast University in Boston in 1996.

She worked in various jobs including as an autobody mechanic and security work when she lived in California.  Debra loved to cook and worked as a cook at various restaurants in Rhode Island throughout her career.

She was a phenomenal athlete and played sports at Cranston East and was a Massachusetts champion bodybuilder in 1995.  She was an avid fan of New England sports, particularly the Patriots and Celtics.

Debra was a proud supporter of L.G.B.T.Q. rights and human rights in general.

She loved road trips with friends and family across the country including to Florida, Texas and California.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her brother Rob and his wife Kelly DiCenso of Carlsbad, CA.

A funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 18 2022 at 10 a.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.  Burial will follow at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Cranston, RI.

 

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  • Anthony and Rob I am sorry to hear that Deb has passed. I didn’t find out until 2 weeks had passed and never would have missed her services. Deb you and I have shared so many great memories as teenagers and adults, you will forever be my one and only. The last couple of months have been very difficult without you here, but I know I will see you again in heaven. Save a seat for me.. I love you always Cindy

  • So very sorry to hear of Debs passing. My condolences to her father, brother and family.
    May she rest in peace.
    Lisa N
    (Bermuda)

  • I wish I knew sooner of Debbie’s passing I would have been there. I am deeply sorry for your loss. I met Debbie in junior high she was the best and we were friends instantly. She was an amazing person. I am going to miss her. Rip Debbie till me meet again. 

  • RIP MY FRIEND. Our condolences go out to all of her family & friends.?❤️??? SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. 

  • May Deb rest in heavenly  peace.my condolences to her dad and brother. 
    Lisa marie Joost Ruzzo

  • I am so sorry to hear of Deb’s passing. She was truly one of a kind. Thoughts and prayers to the family. May she Rest In Peace.

  • I am so very sorry to hear of Deb’s passing. Deepest condolences to her father, brother and sister-in-law. I knew Deb at Park View Junior High and Cranston East. She was always honest, always real, unapologetically herself. She will be deeply missed and never forgotten. 

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  1. I am so very sorry to hear of Deb’s passing. Deepest condolences to her father, brother and sister-in-law. I knew Deb at Park View Junior High and Cranston East. She was always honest, always real, unapologetically herself. She will be deeply missed and never forgotten. 

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Deb’s passing. She was truly one of a kind. Thoughts and prayers to the family. May she Rest In Peace.

  3. May Deb rest in heavenly  peace.my condolences to her dad and brother. 
    Lisa marie Joost Ruzzo

  4. RIP MY FRIEND. Our condolences go out to all of her family & friends.?❤️??? SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. 

  5. I wish I knew sooner of Debbie’s passing I would have been there. I am deeply sorry for your loss. I met Debbie in junior high she was the best and we were friends instantly. She was an amazing person. I am going to miss her. Rip Debbie till me meet again. 

  6. So very sorry to hear of Debs passing. My condolences to her father, brother and family.
    May she rest in peace.
    Lisa N
    (Bermuda)

  7. Anthony and Rob I am sorry to hear that Deb has passed. I didn’t find out until 2 weeks had passed and never would have missed her services. Deb you and I have shared so many great memories as teenagers and adults, you will forever be my one and only. The last couple of months have been very difficult without you here, but I know I will see you again in heaven. Save a seat for me.. I love you always Cindy

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