In Memoriam : Debra Semle

Debra Semle Debra A. Semle - age: 63
(July 28, 1957 to December 22, 2020 )
Resident of Hollis, Maine

Visitation Information:
Friends and relatives may call at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 13 Portland Rd, Buxton Saturday January 9, 2021 from 1 to 3 PM.

Words of remembrance may be posted to

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the Duke Cancer Institute 300 West Morgan St Suite 1200 Durham, NC 27701.

Debra A. Semle, 63, of Whitehouse Road passed away Tuesday December 22, 2020 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough with her loving and devoted husband by her side.

She was born in Stafford, Ct on July 28, 1957 daughter of Philip and Sylvia Foreman Marocchini.

She attended local schools in Enfield, Ct and graduated from Enrico Fermi High School where she played field hockey and softball. Debra worked for several years as a senior accountant for the Travelerís Insurance Company then later for Union Mutual Insurance Company. Debbie married her husband Scott in September of 1981. Shortly after, they moved to Maine. After the birth of their second child, Debbie chose to remain at home to raise them.

Debraís activities were many and included time at their camps in Poland, kayaking, paddle boarding, hunting, fishing, building woods trails, hooking/braiding rugs, crocheting, sewing, painting, antiquing, cooking, gardening, hiking the White Mountains, breeding Australian terriers, physical fitness, and trash talking with family about fishing or deer hunting. She most of all cherished the time spent with her six grandchildren.

She, and her husband, were both chosen in the Maine Moose Lottery for the second time in 29 years. During the last week of October 2020, along with their three sons, they tagged two moose the morning of opening day.

Debra was a member of the several tennis teams in Portland and was the girlís tennis coach for Bonny Eagle High School for several years.

She is survived by a large and adoring family. Her parents of Enfield, Ct, her husband Scott of 40 years of Hollis, 3 sons: Eric Semle and wife Ingrid of Gorham, Aron Semle of Buxton, Evan Semle and wife Katie of Hollis, 3 brothers: David Marocchini and wife Karen of Enfield, Ct, Philip Marocchini and wife Joni of Enfield, Ct, and Steven Marocchini and wife Linda of Waterboro, 2 sisters: Linda Reister of Enfield, Ct and Sylvia Comette and husband William of Enfield, Ct, her 6 grandchildren: Elanor, Everet, Remington, Wyatt, Bray, and Briar, parents in-law Arthur and Norma Semle of Wilbraham, Ma, and a large extended family.

Aron Semle - January 2, 2021Contact this person Contact this person
I'll miss our 3 minute phone calls gorgeous, and I'll give the kids lots of hugs and kisses for you. I love that just before all this happened you escaped and took off down the road for a run in the dark. You never did learn how to take it easy.

Robert Thibeault - January 5, 2021Contact this person Contact this person
Scott, We were saddened to learn about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Donna & Bob Thibeault

Samir Patel - January 6, 2021Contact this person Contact this person
Scott, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Samir & Sue


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