Debra L. Holland

November 28, 1954 - March 17, 2017

11/28/1954 - 03/17/2017

Past Services

Saturday March 25, 2017
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions

Debra L. Holland passed away on March 17, 2017. She was a microbiologist, an accomplished home cook, a world traveler and a courageous breast cancer survivor. She was a devoted member of the Wings In Motion women’s survivor group, sharing yoga, friendship and strength.
She is survived by her husband and best friend of 24 years Douglas Coster as well as her mother Shirley Osborn, sister Marianne Hawthorne, beloved stepfather Jeff Hawthorne, and Jeanette, Craig and Dee Dee Holland. She was predeceased by her father Frank Holland.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach. Please make donations in Debra’s memory to the Cancer Care Foundation of Tidewater by clicking HEREor the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad by clicking HERE. Condolences may be left for the family at

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Claudia Snow
6 years ago

May the four winds blow you safely home.
LOVE to all her family and friends. Aloha

Jerry Burns
6 years ago

Maryann and I send our prayers and condolences. Peace to you, my friend.

Suzanne Skidmore
6 years ago

My deepest condolences extend to Debra’s husband, mother, family and friends.

Trish Rose
6 years ago

Rest in peace beautiful angel.

Angie Todd
6 years ago

Mr. Doug, your beautiful bride’s light will shine forever. You have my heartfelt sympathy.