Deborah Appler

Obituary of Deborah "Peppy" Appler

Deborah “Peppy” Appler, 58, of N. Utica, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Deborah was born in New Hartford, on August 23, 1961, the daughter of David, Sr. and Jane Jeannette (Handzel) Dunbar. She was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of JFK High School. At one time, Peppy was employed with Vogel’s Bakery in Utica. She enjoyed roller-skating, bingo and was a parishioner of St. Peter’s Church in N. Utica. Peppy’s greatest joy was spending time with her three grand babies as well as baby sitting for other children in the family. Ms. Appler is survived by her beloved son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Jr. and Anita Appler of Utica; three cherished grand babies, who were the love of her life, Adrianna, Aubree and Aria; her mother, Jane Dunbar of N. Utica; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Laura and Richard Miller of Whitesboro and Darlene and Steve Albigese of NY Mills; three brothers and one sister-in-law, David Dunbar, Jr., of Utica, Gilbert and Kathy Dunbar of Marcy and Gary Dunbar of Utica and a special friend, Cindy Richards, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father David. Ms. Appler’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 422 Coventry Ave., Utica, where her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Whitesboro will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation for family and friends is Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica.
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
St. Peter's Church
422 Coventry Ave.
Utica, New York, United States
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