Debra Lopez Bailey passed away May 20, 2019, and has gone to check on what Mike is up too. She was born Oct. 15, 1952, the youngest daughter of Richard and Dorthea Lopez in Gorham. Since 1986, she lived with her husband Mike and their two daughters in Searsmont, both working as special education teachers in the RSU 71 school district. Debra was known for her love of gardening, family, good food and a good laugh.

Debra was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Mike; her parents; and her older sisters Mary and Gale.

She is survived by her daughters, Lindsay Bailey of Belfast and Kate Deep and her husband Allen of South Portland; and her sister Ann St. Cyr and husband Harvey of Sanford.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Michael and Debra Bailey Scholarship, ℅ Belfast Area High School, 98 Waldo Ave. Belfast, Maine 04915.

The celebration of Deb’s life will be held at Belfast Boathouse on Friday, May 31, at 4 p.m., followed by a reception until 7 p.m. Memories and condolences may be shared at