Cat

Deborah Cureton

September 23, 1953 ~ August 15, 2021 (age 67)

Obituary

Deborah “Debbie” Cureton passed away peacefully at home on the morning of August 15th after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Cureton, her sisters Donna Garth and Regan Laughlin, and her nieces Nikki Hughes, Casey Garth, Courtney Garth, Rachael Laughlin and Maggie Laughlin.

Debbie was born in Bluefield, West Virginia in September 1953 to Colonel Irvin and Mrs. Rita Hylton. Debbie lived in various places in the U.S. and in Germany and Liberia, with her father’s military assignments before the family settled in Springfield, Virginia. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in accounting and began her career with the Federal government as an auditor with GAO. She held Inspector General positions with increasing responsibilities at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, GSA and NSF, where she completed her career as Assistant Inspector General for Audits. She was a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and was awarded the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive.

An avid traveler, Debbie ventured through Europe, Cambodia, Bhutan, Africa, South America, and Antarctica. Her love of cycling led her to explore many regions of the US. Her cultural interests inspired her to volunteer at the Kennedy Center and Carlyle House in Old Town Alexandria. Her compassion for animals was expressed in countless hours of service at the King Street Cats shelter in Alexandria. Contributions may be made in Debbie’s honor to this shelter or your favorite animal welfare organization.

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Deborah, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Deborah

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Old Town Funeral Choices

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


Services

You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Deborah Cureton

Donations

King Street Cat Shelter
25 S. Dove St, Alexandria VA 22314
Tel: 1-703-231-7199
Web: https://www.kingstreetcats.org/

© 2021 Funeral Choices. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy