Debra Ann O'Regan

March 14, 1957September 29, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Debra O'Regan announces her passing after a brief illness on Tuesday September 29th 2020, at the age of 63 years.

Debbie O. was born in Portsmouth, Virginia at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital. She graduated from Bayside High School in 1976. Debbie worked as a server a Shoney’s for over 25 years. Debbie was an active member of her church The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints.

Debbie will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 42 years, William (Bill) and their four children, Christina, Michele, Angela (Aaron Dixon) and Joseph O'Regan. Debbie will be fondly remembered by her two grandchildren Edward and Austin. She is survived by her mother Jean Spencer and siblings Kathy and Kenny.

Debbie enjoyed several positions in the church throughout her years including teaching Sunday school in the church Primary, as a Cub Scout leader and most recently as the Girls Camp fairy. Debbie cherished her callings with her church and deeply enjoyed serving the Lord. Debbie was an incredibly creative person and had a passion for Halloween costume design. Many family and friends have enjoyed her costumes over the years. She will be remembered as a loving person who saw the good in everyone around her and was always there with a kind word and a smile. She will be missed by all those who had the privilege to know her.

The viewing will be held at Smith and Williams Funeral Home on Friday, October 9th from 5pm to 7pm. The Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 10th at 12:30pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 4784 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Please see the attached webcast link for the streaming of the funeral:


  • Joseph O'Regan, Active Pallbearer
  • Edward O'Regan, Active Pallbearer
  • John O'Regan, Active Pallbearer
  • Steven Kephart, Active Pallbearer
  • Aaron Dixon, Active Pallbearer



  • Visitation

    Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, October 10, 2020



  • Final Resting Place


Debra Ann O'Regan

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Bonnie Schweers

October 10, 2020

Debbie was a wonderful person and sister in Christ. I am so grateful for the joy she bought my Grandaughters Hannah & Adriana with the young women's group at church. My granddaughters thought very highly of her and I could see she was such an inspiration to everyone. She always had a smile on her face. May peace be brought to her family. Rest in peace Debbie

Waymond Harrison

October 7, 2020

I remember Debbie always greeting me with a smile and a hug. She really made time for you no matter the circumstances. I am forever indebted to her for being there for me when I lost my mother two years ago. She had a wonderful spirit and a large heart. I will miss her very much.

Karen DeBow

October 7, 2020

Debbie had the eyes, heart, and face of an angel. She ALWAYS gave me a hug, even though she didn't know me very well. She always was concerned and interested in my life. She always made me feel like I was an important person to her. Debbie, you will be greatly missed!


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