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Debra Lynn Foran
Debra Lynn Foran

April 10, 1967 - August 29, 2019
Born in Newton, New Jersey
Resided in Fredon Township, New Jersey


Debra Lynn Foran, 52, of Fredon Township, died Thursday, August 29, 2019, at home.

Born in Newton, Debra was a lifelong resident of Fredon Township and was a 1985 graduate of Kittatinny Regional High School. She was an Office Manager and Travel Consultant at Vacation in Paris in Hampton Township for the past fifteen years. Debra enriched the lives of everyone she met. She was a good soul and was truly the "Salt of the Earth". Debra loved her garden and her dogs, but most importantly, she loved her family.

The daughter of the late Cornelius "Neil" Vander Ploeg, Debra was also predeceased by her brother, Ronald Vander Ploeg. She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Bryce G. Foran; her daughter, Morgan Foran, of New York City, New York; her son, Connor Foran of Fredon Township; and her mother, Theresa Vander Ploeg of Newton. She is also survived by her sisters, Sharon Williams of Hamburg and Cindy Keesler of Wantage, as well as her brother, Peter Vander Ploeg of Franklin. Debra was a beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Newton Covenant Reformed Church, 23 Thompson Street, Newton. Interment will follow in Frankford Plains Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, 14 Penn Plaza, Suite 2110, New York, NY 10122 ( Online condolences may be offered at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, September 2, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday, September 2, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Service
Newton Covenant Reformed Church
23 Thompson Street
Newton, New Jersey 07860
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
11:00 AM
Frankford Plains Cemetery
Plains Road
Frankford Township, NJ 07826
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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