Deborah Ann Broe, age 73, of Donna Drive, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family early Wednesday morning, March 30, 2022, following a long battle with cancer.
Deb was born in St. Johnsbury, VT, on September 20, 1948, daughter to the late Paul and Virginia (Shastany) Daniels. Deb was an Academy Alum, Class of 1967, worked at St. Johnsbury Trucking and later at Moose River Publishing. On April 8, 1983, she married Myron “Bo” Broe and have shared nearly 41 years together. Deb loved to travel, entertain, crochet and help Bo with carpentry. Her kind and giving spirit was clear to all who knew her. For several years she volunteered weekly at the Grace United Methodist Church Community Luncheon. Her dearest labor of love was hosting annual summer parties with themes ranging from Roaring 20's to Superheroes and Pirates. She loved dressing in costume and making sure her guests were well fed. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her.
She is survived by her husband, Bo, of St. Johnsbury, her son: Jason Sleurs and wife, Hilary Manners, of Maplewood, NJ, daughter: Stacey Blodgett and husband, Mark, of St. Johnsbury, step-daughter: Kimberly Broe and wife Mandy of FL, her brothers: Michael P. Daniels and wife, Brenda, of Jericho, VT, Dennis A. Daniels and wife, Barbara, of St. Johnsbury, 4 grandchildren: Alexander, Jarrett and Sawyer Blodgett, Theo Sleurs and nieces Michelle and Brittany and nephew Christopher Daniels. She was predeceased by an infant sister: Paula Daniels.
A Celebration of Life will be held in July in place of her customary party.
A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10am at the Grove Cemetery on RT2 in St. Johnsbury. John Sleeper will officiate. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made either at your local food shelf or to Norris Cotton Center North, 1080 Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.
Memories and condolences may be shared with family at saylesfh.com.