Debra (Paquin) Riel, age 62, of Ramona, CA, formerly of Holyoke, passed away at home on March 21, 2019. Debra was born in Holyoke, daughter of the late George and Ruth (Chevalier) Paquin, and attended Holyoke schools. Debra was a former Holyoke grammar school teacher for many years. She is survived by her daughter Nicole Harrison and her husband Michael of California; she was “Meme” to two grandchildren: Eleanor Harrison and Kolbe Harrison of CA; three brothers: Thomas Paquin and his wife Terry of Holyoke, Ronald Paquin and his wife Jeannot of New Mexico, and Richard Paquin and his wife Maureen of South Hadley; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, and friends. Debra will be missed. The funeral will be held Tuesday April 2, 2019 at 9:00am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will be held in St. Jerome Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday April 1, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00pm. If you would like to make a donation in Debra’s name, send to Birthright,78 Broadway, Taunton, MA 02780 or birthright.org.