Debra Ann (Brown) Baranyai, 58, passed on January 27, 2018 in Fairfax, VA.
Debra was born July 20, 1959 in Leesburg, VA to parents Catherine Hoy and Charles Groom.
Debra’s passion was helping people, as was reflected in her home health care business of over 35 years as well as in her daily living. Debra enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, shopping and talking on the phone to her family and friends. There was never a day that went by that she didn’t offer or try to help someone. Even at her age, she took on the responsibility of raising her great niece, Amelia Grace Hoy, who she loved so dearly.
Debra is survived by her husband, Frank Baranyai of Norfolk, VA; her mother, Catherine Hoy of Leesburg, VA; her sister, Linda Hoy of Leesburg, VA; her brother Anthony Brown of Leesburg, VA; and her long-time partner William (“Bill”) Hinze of Leesburg, VA; her Aunt Lucille Lee of Leesburg, VA; Aunt Mary Kelly of East Orange, NJ; Aunt Nancy Petite of East Orange, NJ; Aunt Elizabeth Scott of Atlanta, GA and Aunt Susie Brown of Silver Spring, MD.
Debra was preceded in death by her son, Ferenc Baranyai, Jr. of Norfolk, VA; her brother Kevin Brown of Leesburg, VA; her Aunt Rosie Ramey of Leesburg, VA; Aunt Martha Barber of Leesburg, VA; Uncle Thomas Brown of Montclair, NJ and Uncle James Brown of Leesburg, VA.
A memorial service will be held on February 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Providence Baptist Church, 205 Church Street, SE, Leesburg, VA 20175.