Debby H. Ury, 68, of Westport, passed away at Norwalk Hospital on Oct. 17, 2021, after a brief illness.
She was one of three children, born to Dr. Peter and Terry Hagopian, of Danvers, Mass., where she grew up. She graduated in 1974 from Simmons College in Boston with a B.S. degree in nursing, and from Boston University with a Master’s Degree in education.
Upon marrying Frederic S. Ury, she moved to Westport in 1977 and began working at Danbury Hospital. She had a long career in the medical field and ended her career teaching various medical courses at Norwalk Community College.
She was an avid fan of any sports team from Boston, and enjoyed watching her beloved Boston Red Sox, Celtics and Patriots play every year, whether they won or lost. She loved the Adirondack Mountains in New York and spent much of the last 35 years at our log home in Lake Luzerne, N.Y.
Debby is survived by her husband, Frederic S. Ury; their children, Jennifer Gornbein and Robert Ury; her son-in-law, Jeff Gornbein; her grandchildren, Jacob Gornbein and Benjamin Gornbein; her two brothers, Bryce Conner and Justin St. James; her sister-in-law, Linda Ury Greenberg, and her husband Ned Greenberg, as well as their children, Capt. Michael Greenberg and Amanda Pinkston.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Saugatuck Congregational Church, 254 Post Road East, in Westport. There will be an opportunity to greet the family prior to the service at 9:15 a.m. at the church. Burial at Willowbrook Cemetery in Westport will immediately follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Debby H. Ury Scholarship fund at the Lake Luzerne Music Camp, 203 Lake Tour Road, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846.