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Debra Gramza

September 16, 1956October 20, 2020

GRAMZA, Debra (nee Padlo) October 20, 2020 of West Falls, NY. Beloved wife of David A. Dearest mother of Erik (Laura) and Kelsey Gramza. Dear sister of Sheila Padlo and the late Donna Longo. Also survived by her beloved fur kids. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Buffalo Pug and Small Breed Rescue. Online condolences and donations may be shared at



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Mary Schrum

November 8, 2020

David, we were so very fortunate to meet and get to know this beautiful, kind, and loving lady. Debbie was our grand dog Stella’s hairdresser for the past 7 years. We always had great conversation, laughs and cry’s before and after each visit. We love Debbie and She will be missed by all. God bless you and your family.

David and Mary Schrum

Jenine Trzewieczynski

November 5, 2020

Debby... Debby provided me with one of my most favorite memories, not just a favorite memory of Debby, but one of my most favorite memories I carry with me in life. And of course, it was with the General... Tilly!! I'll never forget walking Tilly back to her kennel at the SPCA and a phone call coming in from Debby... sight unseen!?!? that she wanted to adopt her!! As I then had the opportunity to know Debby, I swiftly learned, that was her. She was just love. No judgement, just love! She proceeded to give Tilly a life many of us would envy :) And blessed my life with her zest, her optimism, her kindness and of course... her love. Debby, your loss is felt deeply. I know though, you are now enjoying the great role of being a guardian angel to so many here on earth... of both the two-legged and four-legged kind.

Douglas & Wendy Lang

October 28, 2020

Sooo many memories!! Dinners and breakfasts together, adult beverages, talks, visits. Time spent in the Grooming Parlor was precious...girl talk and shared emotions. So very glad we spoke that morning - cannot believe she left this earth hours later.
To David, Kelsey, Erik and her many relatives and friends - our heartfelt sympathies. Sending prayers and love to you all.
See you on the other side, Aunty Deb!!

Cathy Dinardo

October 25, 2020

So sad to hear of Debby passing. She was such a sweet, kind lady, will miss her beautiful smile and laugh. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Cathy Dinardo

Madonna Reddington

October 25, 2020

Debby was my dear friend, neighbor, groomer and more recently the conduit through which I was so very fortunate to acquire two beautiful fur kids of my own. Debby was a bright and bubbly personality who was fun-loving and fun to be around. I will miss her laughter most of all. Her laughter was truly infectious and she loved to make everyone laugh as hard as she did. She enjoyed life so much. She loved her life's work as a groomer
but her heart and soul was her incredible passion and dedication to the many, many fur kids that she saved through rescue and fostering over the years. She will be sadly missed by hundreds of two-legged and four-legged hearts and souls that she touched in such a loving, meaningful and special way. I love you Deb and will miss you more than you will ever know.

Judith Kuczmanski

October 25, 2020

Please offer our sincere condolences to your family. You have our deepest sympathy. We feel so honored to have known Debby. She was the kindest person and always showed love to our family and pet Nigel. We maintained contact via facebook and exchanged our memories. We are saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May she rest in peace.
Much love to your family at this most difficult time.

Former neighbors in East Aurora.

Dean & Marie Ziccarelli

October 23, 2020

David we are shocked of the passing of Debby
We pray for you and your family.
She was a wonderful person.
Be strong

Donald Kasperek

October 23, 2020


So sorry to hear about Debra's passing.
My family and I will be praying for you and your family to receive comfort at this time of need.

With love, Don, Sharon & Ben

Linda Johnson

October 22, 2020

One of the kindest, funniest, ladies I have ever met. Her smile was as big as her heart . Debby will be a big miss.

Condolences to her family.


October 21, 2020

Debby was a beautiful soul, kind beyond words and had the most contagious laugh. Her love for her family and all things dog 🐾🐾 were an inspiration. You will be so dearly missed my friend. Rest in Peace Debby ❤💔. Prayers for your family both 2 legged and 4 legged.
Love you always!

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