Debra A Leavis


    Mrs. Debra Ann (Driscoll) Leavis, 51, died Friday morning, February 8, 2019, at her home in Tyngsboro, MA after a long illness.

She was married to Mr. William A. Leavis, with whom she celebrated their 27th anniversary on October 12, 2018.

She was born April 6th in Lowell, MA to the late Richard and Joanne Driscoll. She graduated from Shawsheen Technical High School with the class of 1985 and was employed with Shawsheen Technical High School in Billerica, MA prior to leaving on disability. Debi was previously employed with Chelmsford, Westford, and Tyngsboro Public School systems, where she gained many friends from teachers and fellow administrative staff alike.

Debi enjoyed activities like bingo, baking, and going to the beach in her free time. At home, she loved to color in coloring books, read, and watch crime dramas on tv.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Amber Leavis, her son, Joseph Leavis, her brother, Richard Driscoll, and her sister-in-law, Crystal Driscoll. Debi is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews and several close friends.



LEAVIS, Debra Ann (Driscoll) Leavis, 51, of Tyngsboro, MA died Feb. 8, 2019. Visiting hours Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 from 5 to 8 P.M. Funeral Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at 8am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9am at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, MA with cremation to follow.  Memorials may be made in her name to the American lung Assoc., 460 Tottem Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at


February 11, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Dolan Funeral Home


February 12, 2019
9:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church, 115 Middlesex St., N. Chelmsford, MA
  1. Cindy (Driscoll) Bowes says:

    Bill,Amber,Joe and Richard

    Sorry to hear the loss of Debi. I will remember her fondly.

  2. Joanne Pendergast says:

    Bill, Amber and Joe,
    My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Vince Kennedy says:

    Bill, Amber and Joe,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

  4. Jacqueline (Landry) Galvin says:

    Billy, Amber, Joe and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love, thoughts and prayers. Love Jackie (Landry) Galvin

  5. Pat Costa says:

    Heartfelt condolences to you and your family Mr. Leavis. Prayers for strength and peace during this sad time.

  6. Debbie Descoteaux says:

    Bill,and family I’m so sorry for your loss. Keep all your memories close to your heart. Your wife and mother is at peace now. Prayers to you all that you stay strong. May she rest in peace.

  7. Mandi Dinsmore says:


    I was so shocked to hear of your passing. You were such a soul. I remember the first time we met on 2001 at the Lakeview school then I had the privilage of caring for Joe and Amber at the Y. You and Bill raised 2 amazing children. My heart will remain with all 3 at this time. I’m glad you are finally at peace and not in pain. I will miss our chats when we bumped into each other, it seemed that happened a lot. You will be missed immensely!

  8. Tracy Gordon says:

    Bill, Amber & Joe, I’m so sorry for your loss. Cherish all your wonderful memories and keep them close to your heart. Deb is at peace and in God’s loving arms. Blessings and prayers to you all. May she rest in eternal peace.

  9. Angela Caira says:


    Spread your beautiful wings and dance with the angels, for you are the most gracious of them all. Thank you for your kind spirit and soul. You are loved and missed.


  10. Kari Sumner says:

    Debi was my best friend in high school; we used to carpool in my Pinto. We enjoyed hanging out outside of school also; she was a huge personality and will be missed. Prayers to all she left behind.

  11. Karen Ennis says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am Trisha’s
    sister and knew Debi from school. I last saw Debi just before Christmas she was so happy buying gifts for giving trees.

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