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Cpl. Deborah "Debbie" Rosario

Obituary for Cpl. Deborah "Debbie" Rosario

October 13, 1962 - August 28, 2021
| Age 58


Cpl. Deborah Rosario "Debbie" (nee Simpson), of Philadelphia, passed away on August 28th 2021 at the age of 58. Debbie was the loving wife of the late Arturo Rosario, daughter to Joseph Simpson and the late Diane Simpson, and sister to Joseph Simpson (Rea), Frankie Simpson (Sharonlynn), and Sue Rosario (William). Debbie was the caring mother to Richard "Rick" D. Dolbow (Liz Johnson), Marco Rosario (Angela), Julie Fitzpatrick (Ryan), Nicole "Nikki" Rosario (Bobby Volio). Debbie was the adoring grandmother to Kierstyn, Ricky Boy, Sammi, Anthony, Nathan, Natalie, Rylie, Jack, Mekhi, and Meadow. Debbie will always be greatly missed by her nieces and nephews; Katie, Joe, Lea, Derrick, Little Frankie, Marcelina, and Willy, as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.

Debbie was born in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia and attended Frankford high school; class of 1980. She later joined the Philadelphia Police Department and spent 23 years proudly in their company. She started as a beat cop and finished her career as a Corporal working with the Police Training Center. Debbie thoroughly enjoyed her job, the city she served, and the people she worked with.

Debbie was happiest when she was surrounded by the many generations of her family. Being with her siblings, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews is what centered her most in life. She loved spending time on the beach. She enjoyed riding her motorcycle and kayaking with her family.

Relatives and friends are invited to Debbie Life Celebration visitation on Wednesday September 8th from 6-8PM at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home (10975 Academy Road, Phila. 19154) and on Thursday September 9th from 10AM-12PM with a service and Philadelphia Police Honors to follow at 12PM; interment private.

Masks are required to attend Debbie's services.

Services will be Live Streamed on the John F. Givnish Funeral Home FaceBook.

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10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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