Deborah Faulkner Zimmerman, 60, of Warwick, formerly of Saunderstown, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 27, 2019 after her valiant fight with ALS.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Maureen and William Faulkner. A proud graduate of Cranston East and Bryant College, she delighted in volunteering for educational and youth sports programs. She was unmatched in her love of family, travel, animals and all things Disney.
She will be sorely missed by all of her family including husband of 30 years Todd Zimmerman, her sons Austin and Bret and Bret’s wife Brandi. She is also survived by her sister, Lynn Quaranto, brother-in-law Ronald Quaranto; her nieces Nicole and Stephanie, along with her uncle, John Faulkner III. She was predeceased by her sister, Cheryl Faulkner Dowding.
Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation Saturday, December 7 from 2-4 p.m. with a funeral service at 4 p.m. in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cheryl Faulkner Dowding Foundation, c/o Lynn Quaranto, 81 Ticonderoga Drive, Warwick, RI 02889.