Deborah J. Florczyk, 57

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.

Deborah J. Florczyk
Deborah J. Florczyk

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.


  1. I will miss alot aunt debbie. You always made me laugh and i know how you loved Elliot. I know you are watching over your great nephew. Love and miss you

  2. Yes Debbie will be missed by the ones who knew her but she did not know Elliot at all she seen him 2 times..she’s probably watching over u guys but Elliot has his own guardian angel of someone who actually was there for him..but anyways rest in peace Debbie ur better off

  3. Sweet Dreams Angel!!! I may not have been able to be there in person to say goodbye, but I want you to know that you will be in my heart forever and I will always love you!

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