Deborah Masi Rager passed on January 30, 2019 in Asheville, NC. She was the wife of Barry Lee Rager. The two were wed in Gulfport, FL and they shared 47 years of marriage together.
Born in St. Petersburg, FL, she was the daughter of Frank and Marilyn Masi. As a graduate of Boga Ciega in Gulfport, FL, the student was involved in music and drama. The musician also attended Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC, where she continued her studies in music. Deborah had a deep faith that propelled her into mission work around the globe. In her later years, she passionately studied the scriptures and came to believe in Yeshua, the Messiah.
Deborah is survived by her spouse, Barry Rager, and two children, Ryan Rager and Bronwyn Cronin. She will also be tremendously missed by Mark Masi (brother), Cynthia Cash (sister), son-in-law Derek Cronin and two grandchildren, AriaCronin (10) and Ezra Cronin (5).
Mrs. Rager was predeceased by son, Zachary Rager on October 13, 1974 and father, Frank Masi on February 8, 2018.
A Celebration of Life will be held by immediate family. Deborah loved flowers, and a memorial garden will be planted in honor of her beautiful life.