Deborah Howland
Deborah Howland
April 27, 1958 - September 8, 2019


Deborah Howland, 61 of Florahome passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness.

Deborah was born in Biddeford, ME and had lived in Putnam County 28 years, first living in Interlachen and later in Florahome. She had worked as a salesperson at McKinnons, Farmers Furniture, and Badcock over a period of 20 years. She was a deeply faithful Christian woman and was well loved by everyone she met. She was a “people person.”

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Howland; and her father, Elmer McPherson.

Surviving are her mother, Marlen McPherson of Biddeford, ME; a son, Scott Howland of Florahome; a brother, Michael McPherson of Biddeford, ME; a sister, Tammy McPherson of Biddeford, ME; and one grandchild, Paisley Jean Howland.

A memorial gathering in her honor will be held at a later date.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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