Deborah (Debi) King
Deborah (Debi) King, passed away Friday, December 9, 2022 after an all too brief battle with Multiple Myeloma cancer. She was 69 years old.
Debi was a native of Southern California. She graduated from Pasadena City College where she earned a degree in nursing. Debi worked as an ICU nurse in Santa Monica until she and her first husband Jay bought Economy Office Supply, a family office supply business in 1976. Together they ran a successful new business. Upon her first husbands passing in 1994, Debi took over Economy and successfully operated the business until her passing. Her employees were so very grateful for a kind and present owner. They appreciated and respected her day to day running of the company and the sincere admiration she had for everyone. Economy Office Supply is admired by many because of the longevity of employees. “Debi was and will continue to be very present in our collective lives.” Bing Miller, VP Economy Office Supply Co. since 1964.
Debi remarried in 1996 and she and her husband together have a combined family of seven children and ten GRANDchildren.
She was involved in many local charities and volunteered at local events. Debi and Economy were recognized and awarded the 2022 Business of the Year by the Glendale Chamber of Commerce. She was also very much respected in the office supply industry by vendors, other dealers and the buying groups. Customers were always surprised to receive a call from Debi who would thank them for their business.
Debi King is survived by her children, John and Kathleen; John’s wife Joanna and their three children Grace, Julia and Michael; Kathleen and her husband Brent Joyce. She is survived by Herman’s children, Stefanie and her husband Kevin, Paul and his wife Amy, Andrea and her husband Joe, Chris and his wife Johanna, John and his wife Beth and grandchildren, Michael and Christopher, Agnes and Dean, Alexandra, Isabella, Adam.
A funeral mass will be St. Brendan Church with celebrants from Cathedral Chapel where the Herman family has a long-standing connection at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a burial service will be at Holy Cross Cemetery with a reception to follow.
The service in her memory has been scheduled Saturday 21 January:
Funeral Mass at St. Brendan's Church, 11:00 am
Motorcade to Holy Cross Cemetery, graveside service, approx 1:30pm
St. Brendan Church
310 S Van Ness Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Holy Cross Cemetery
5835 W Slauson Ave, Culver City, CA 90230