Debra-Lee Cutting

May 28, 1955 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 63)

Debra-Lee Cutting (Spinney) 63, of Fall River, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, in Fall River. She was the wife of Richard W. Cutting for the past 25 years.

Born in Brockton, MA, she was the daughter of Lauraine (Hamel) Spinney and the late Leonard Spinney.

She worked as a retail associate at Shaw’s Supermarket for the past 5 years. 
Debra enjoyed many of the simple pleasures in life.  She loved going to  New Hampshire with her husband and taking in the beautiful mountain views.  She adored walking on the beach, dipping her toes in the water and  feeling the warmth of the sun on her face.  She took great pride in making the holidays special for her family.  It meant the most to her to be surrounded by those she loved.  She will be most remembered for her fighting spirit, her selflessness and her gift for making people smile.  

Besides her husband Richard, she leaves her children, Renee Bullerwell, of New Hampshire, Sharon Powers, of Dartmouth, Jeffrey Powers, and his wife Sarah of Taunton, Jonathan Powers, of Fall River, Bethany Hudson, of New York, Jennifer Vaillancourt, and her husband, Matthew, of Warren, and Tabitha Baker, and her husband Kenny (Debra loved him so much) of Somerset; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, in the Silva Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Taunton (at Saint Mary’s Square) followed by a funeral service at 8:00 pm at the conclusion of visiting hours. 

Additional parking with handicap access is located on the North side of the funeral home.

Interment will be privately held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 West 44th Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036 in Debra’s memory would be deeply appreciated. 

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