Debra L. (Ewing) Wilson, age 66

of Braintree

Debra L. (Ewing) Wilson, age 66

Debra L. (Ewing) Wilson, age 66, a longtime resident of Braintree, died peacefully, Wednesday, January 4, 2023, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Debra was born in Weymouth, to the late William and Thelma (Libby) Ewing. Raised and educated in Braintree, she was a graduate of Braintree High School, Class of 1974, and earned an Associate’s degree from the former Aquinas College.

Beloved wife of the late Michael A. Wilson, and adored partner of her high school sweetheart, Louie Masciarelli of Braintree.

Devoted mother of Jamie Cosgrove and her husband Wendell, Q.F.D., Michael W. Wilson and his wife Molly, all of Weymouth.

Loving grandmother of Grant Cosgrove and Oliver Wilson.

Cherished sister of the late William Ewing, Jr. and David Ewing.

Debbie is survived by many treasured family members and friends.

She was a loyal employee of Gotta Retirement Services, Inc. of Braintree for over twenty-five years.

Above all else, Debbie enjoyed spending time with those who meant the most to her. Her selflessness, compassion, and ability to love unconditionally inspired everyone that knew her.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Monday, January 9, from 4 – 7 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at Bethany Congregational Church, 18 Spear Street, Quincy, on Tuesday, January 10, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Debbie’s memory may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or by visiting


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  • We had a wonderful Aunt, one who never really grew old. Her smile was made of sunshine, her heart made of solid gold. I will miss you Auntie Deb. Rest in peace. ❤️

  • I’m so sorry to hear about DEB’S PASSING. ALL THE YEARS I’VE KNOWN her she alwas had that sparkling smile and personality. You will be missed RIP

  • Sorry for your loss. She was a lovely girl who became a lovely woman. We became friends in high school homeroom when we were assigned next to each other (due to our names). One of my fondest memories is attending a New Year’s party at Louie’s home in Braintree years ago with her. Blessing to you all. Debbie

  • When I think of you I will always remember the kindness and joy you brought to everyone who knew you and I am so thankful you were able to see your children be married and have children of their own. I am so happy you came to my 60th Birthday Party and I was able to tell you I love you. Rest in peace my friend

  • We are so sorry to hear about Deb’s passing and please accept our condolences.

  • Our deepest sympathies to Debra’s family and friends at this difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. Our thoughts are with you guys during this difficult time.

  • I’m so sorry to hear about Debbie’s passing and please give my condolences too. Also my deepest sympathies to Debbie’s
    Whole family at this difficult too. Debbie was a nice person. I’m
    gonna miss You Debbie rest in peace😫😭

  • So sorry for your loss my condolences to the family

  • Always had a smile and a hug whenever greeted. So thoughtful of others. I will miss you very much. Heaven has gained another angel.

  • Debbie, you were pure joy, with your infectious smile, shining positivity and care for everyone you met! A true witness on how to live your life. Our hearts ache to not be with you now. We are forever grateful we got to live this life with you. We have no doubt you’re smiling love down on all of us now;) We know you will probably have a seat ready for us at the table when we join you someday;)

    Debbie, You are Forever in Our Hearts!! Your Work Family,
    Brian,KaraRose,Betty,Carol, Joanne,Judy, Sheila & Susan

  • Debbie was one of the strongest women i have ever known, no matter what came her way she always wore that awesome smile.I know she had her moments. Deb i am going to miss you so so much. Love to her amazing daughter and son also two strong people, And their amazing spouses and awesome grandsons, glad you got to meet them. With deepest love and sympathy..xoxo twma 😘

  • I am better for having known Debbie, it was easy to love her which is why it’s so hard to say goodbye. She will live on in her beautiful children and grandchildren and be carried in the hearts of all who were blessed to know and love her. The world has sadly lost this humble soul and heaven has gained its finest angel. Forever Deb
    I love you and I’ll see you again

  • We are so sorry to learn that Debbie passed away. She had a wonderful personality and a beautiful smile. She will be missed.

  • Mike, Jamie, Louie I’m terribly sorry to hear about Debra’s passing. Truly an immeasurable loss for her grandchildren as well. My deepest sympathies.

  • We were sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. She always had a smile and kind word for everyone. Our condolences. Gail and Joe

  • We were sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. She always had a smile and kind word for everyone. Our condolences.

    Gail & Joe

  • A smile I’ll never forget.
    Sweetheart and friend
    RIP DEB 🙏 ❤️🌻

  • Sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful person inside and outside.Prayers for the family.

  • My heartfelt sympathy and caring thoughts to all of you at this sad time.

  • Jamie I’m so sorry to her about your mom she was a lovely lady, inside and out. Just lost my mom a couple years ago, it’s sad you only have one mommy. You look beautiful in your wedding dress picture on FB. Congratulations! You take care and God Bless you, you’re in my prayers honey.