Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Deborah Ann Hunt

Belmont, NY - Deborah Ann Hunt, 61, a longtime resident of Belmont, died Friday, October 13, 2017 in her home after a long terminal illness. Deborah was born May 24, 1956, the oldest daughter of the late Leo “Don” and Sandra (Grastorf) Hunt. Deborah graduated with honors from Belmont Central School in 1974.

Deborah furthered her education, receiving an Associate’s Degree from Bryant & Stratton, where she was on the Dean’s list for excellence. She was a longtime member of the Amity Rescue Squad which led her to her second career as a paramedic in Buffalo NY. She returned to Allegany County and enrolled in RN program at SUNY Alfred and went on to achieve her BSN from Brockport University in nursing. Deborah was always on the Dean’s list for excellence while she attended college. She was an emergency room nurse at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital, Olean General Hospital, and Jones Memorial Hospital. Often, she worked two different jobs at the same time because she loved being a nurse and helping people in need. She ended her nursing career working for the Allegany County Health Department as a Public Health Nurse.

Deborah volunteered for the American Red Cross, Belmont Fire Company, Amity Rescue Squad, where she served on the Board of Directors. She was a member of the Belmont American Legion Auxiliary, and was a member of Saint Mary’s Church in Belmont where she was baptized and received her first holy communion.

Surviving Deborah is her daughter, Dr. Shaunna Szabo of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, siblings; Donald “Mike” (Cheryl) Hunt of Friendship NY, Daniel (Joy) Hunt, Denise Hart, Douglas “Pat” Hunt, Darrel “Joe” Hunt and Dennis (Billy Jo) Hunt all of Belmont, as well as several nieces and nephews, a great nephew and a great niece. She was predeceased in addition to her parents by a brother, David Leo Hunt and a niece, Paige Hunt.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons funeral Home Inc., 34 W. State Street in Wellsville. A time of remembrance will follow with Deacon Frank Pasquale presiding. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Belmont. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Amity Rescue Squad in Belmont or to The American Red Cross. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

No comments:

Post a Comment