April 28, 1951 ~ March 12, 2021

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Waterbury, CT

Deborah R. Walker, age 69, of Waterbury passed away on March 12, 2021 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Deborah was born in New Haven on April 28, 1951, a daughter of the late John & Marion (Hawley) Almeida. She is survived by her husband Melvin Walker; her sons Marlin & Alan Walker, both of Waterbury; her sister Sylvia Almeida-Daluz of New Haven; her brother John Almeida Jr. of North Carolina; her grandchildren Shaquan Walker, Tia Walker, Kiara Negron, Marlin Walker Jr., Mariah Walker, Kyle Walker, Alan Walker Jr., & Anthony Walker; and her great-grandchildren Ava & Alicia Walker. She was a postal clerk employed by the U.S. Postal Service for over 41 years, retiring from the Wallingford Post Office. Raised in New Haven, she was a 1969 graduate of Lee High School. Deborah was a resident of Hamden for 24 years prior to living in Waterbury for the last 20 years.
Friends may visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on March 22, 2021 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and may attend a Celebration of her Life beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven.



Visitation: March 22, 2021 9:00 - 11:00 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


Funeral Service: March 22, 2021 11:00 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


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  1. Debbie you: Fought a good fight, and finished your course, Will be missed by many.
    Love your cousin,
    Joanna Almedia Hill
    North Carolina

  2. My deepest Condolences to Mr Walker to Marlin and kids and the whole family , May she Rest In Peace 🙏🌹

  3. May Deb rest in peace. May her soul find the abode of Heaven as she sits beside God and spreads her love there too.

  4. To the Walker family. My heart goes out to you in this time of loss. Debbie was a beautiful person and will be missed.

  5. My deepest condolences go out to the Walker family. I enjoyed working many years with Deborah. She was always nice to me. May she rest in peace.

  6. Such a nice lady! You will truly be missed, R.i.p. My condolences to the entire family.🙏🏼❤️🙏🏼

  7. Debbie was like an Aunt to Myself my Siblings and Children. She was one of my mother longest best friends a heart of gold and will truly be missed!
    Sleep peacefully beautiful we love you
    Erika Thompson and Family.

  8. The family of my best friend Debbie Walker my condolences go out to you, she was the most beautiful person you ever wanted to know.I feel the pain I feel your loss , may you find peace and healing and may you be comforted at this time and always God bless, she is going to be deeply missed, she was truly my very best friend ever❤

  9. To The Walker Family
    I knew Debbie when she was a postal clerk at SCP&DC. What a lovely lady. Always a smile and a friendly hello.
    My deepest sympathy to Marlon and the family. May God bless, comfort and give you peace in this time of grief and loss.

  10. Words, however kind, can’t mend your heartache, but those who care and share your loss wish you comfort and peace of mind. May you find strength in the love of family, and in the warm embrace of friends.
    Deepest Sympathy

  11. Melvin, I extend to you and your family my deepest sympathy. Debbie, was a wonderful woman of God. She was a beautiful person!

  12. Family may you find comfort, knowing that Debbie has been given her wings to glory.
    Soar my sister, soar where God awaits you. Until we meet again.
    Dorothea James & Family

  13. A beautiful, loving, woman. Sorry for your loss, all. She is a true blessing, the good Lord must need her for something. She will always be remembered with respect in my heart.

  14. I’m so sorry I couldn’t pay my respects more timely. You were always there for me and for that I will be eternally grateful. Peace surrounds you now. You will always be loved.

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