Debra L. Bachman, age 61, of West Haven entered into eternal rest peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice on December 30,2017. She was the loving wife of Stephen Bachman. She was born in Bridgeport, CT. and was raised in Stratford where she later graduated from Bunnell High School with honors.
She was the daughter of Frederick and Philomena Klesper who predeceased her along with, her sister Nancy Klesper. She is survived by her loving children, Jenna (Moses Moore) Bachman and Todd (Lauren) Whitlock and five grandchildren; Noah, Jacob, Logan, Zachary and Brianna, who adored her. She is also survived by her siblings Carol (James) Panagiotopoulos of FL & MA., Fred (Wanda) Klesper and Janice Wellington all of FL. Debra was also the beloved aunt of twelve nieces and nephews.
Debbie fought a courageous battle against Multiple Sclerosis for over 45 years. She was truly an angel who walked among us and inspired us all to be better people by the wonderful courage, strength and beauty she constantly displayed throughout her life.
Your beautiful smile and positive attitude; despite all that you faced during your all too brief stay with us will be greatly missed. We love you Debbie and look forward to the day we will all be together again.
The hours for visitation will be Friday from 4-8pm at the West Haven Funeral Home on the Green. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Saturday morning at 8:30am for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul’s Church at 9am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made www.gofundme.com/in-honor-of-my-courageous-mother