Deborah A. Boyd, age 61

of Quincy

Deborah A. Boyd, age 61

Deborah A. Boyd, age 61, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in the comfort of her loving family.

Deborah was born in Dorchester, raised and educated in Quincy. She was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1978.

Deborah was proud to have served in the U.S. Army.

Deborah was employed with First Call Transportation of Boston for many years and later worked as a home health aide.

She enjoyed bowling and trips to the casino. She also enjoyed spending summers in Provincetown. Most of all, she was devoted to her family. Family meant everything to Deborah.

Beloved spouse of Donna Maginnis Boyd.

Devoted mother of Paul E. Boyd, Jr. and his husband Christopher Gaudreau of Manchester, N.H.

Cherished daughter of Al Boyd of Cape Coral, Fla. and the late Joan (Daley) Sartori.

Dear sister of Kimberly Oliveri and her husband Michael, Jonna Costello, all of Quincy, Alan Boyd, Jr. of Florida, and predeceased by Maryanne Boyd and Paul Boyd.

Deborah is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her nephew, Michael Oliveri.

A Celebration of Deborah’s life will take place at the Quincy Lodge of Elks, 254 Quarry Street, Quincy, on Sunday, September 26, at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

For those who wish, donations in Deborah’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701.


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  • Debbie, you are going to be missed by many, many relatives and friends. You made people laugh and a joy to be around. I was shocked when I got the news. You had many friends. My heart and prayers go out to your family. I will miss you. R.I.P. My friend. Until we meet again. With all my love. Janet Toy

  • Deb, So glad I had the chance to know you, even if it was only for a few years. I will miss you at our family gatherings. You are in my prayers and always in my heart. Love you.

  • Deb rest in the sweetest peace.. heaven has truly gained an angel.. you were the kindest most generous loyal trusting friend anyone can have.. you were extended family to my family our boys having graduated hs together.. I will always remember the fun times.. the cookouts and camping at Normandy farms.. you will always be missed and loved by all who knew you