FULTON, NY – Deborah J. Florczyk, 57, of Fulton, passed away Friday May 16, 2014, at Oswego Hospital.
She was born in Fulton, a daughter to George Gates and the late, Patricia Dashner.
Debbie was a life resident of the Fulton-Hannibal area and attended G. Ray Bodley High School.
She was a bus driver for O.C.O., Hannibal Central Schools and the Phoenix School District.
Debbie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, fishing and collecting dolls and movies.
In addition to her mother, Debbie was predeceased by her step-father, Paul Dashner.
She is survived by her four children, Billie Jean Florczyk, Michael (Leslie) Florczyk, Edward Florczyk and David Florczyk all of Fulton; her father, George Gates of Mexico, NY; siblings, Denise Trombly of Palmer, Mass., Sheila Clark of Fulton, George Manchester of Ohio, David Manchester of Memphis, NY, Shawn Gates of Massachusetts, Coleen Proppe of East Syracuse, Michael Gates of North Carolina and Alicia Weems of Alabama; eight grandchildren, Joseph, Joshua, Makayla, Mathew, Samantha, Spencer, Savanna and Madison; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be private.
Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Florczyk may be made to the American Lung Association.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.