Debra K. Freedman, 85, of Lantana, Fla., formerly of Longmeadow, died Nov. 10. She was predeceased by her husband, Ned Freedman. Born in Brooklyn to Tabby M. and Rose S. Koff, she was raised in Mount Vernon N.Y. and graduated from A.B. Davis High School. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. She was a print, television and film actress, model and spokesperson, she was the voice and face of many products and companies throughout New England. She was also a producer, director and writer, with several award-winning documentaries under her belt. Active in charity work, she was the local host for the United Cerebral Palsy Telethon for 10 years. She founded Roundabout Theatre, a five-women Reader’s Theatre company who took their productions all across New England for a decade. She also owned a residential interior design practice, which led to her joining the commercial/contract design division of a regional company. She created the interiors for multiple hotels, corporate headquarters and condominium developments. She is survived by two daughters, Tabi Freedman, of West Dover, Vt., and Marissa Queen and her husband, Jeffrey, of Boca Raton Fla., and Lake George N.Y.; three grandsopns, Eric Freedman and his wife Lori of White Plains, NY and Clinton, CT and Jason and Jared Queen; and two great-gransons, Max and Harris Freedman; in-laws, Ruth Freedman, Joan Koff, Phyllis and Herb Cohen and their children and grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Zale Koff. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Beth El, 979 Dickinson Street, Springfield MA 01108. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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