Deborah "Deb" Marie Carlson, 56, of New Preston, died recently at New Milford Hospital.

She was born Nov. 30, 1956, in Torrington, a daughter of the Janice (Calhoun) Carlson, of New Preston, and the late Martin Carlson.

She was a member of the New Preston Congregational Church.

She was an avid baseball and basketball fan. She also loved to cook and watch cooking shows on TV.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two brothers, Martin L. Carlson Jr., of Warren, and Matthew D. Carlson, of Terryville; two nieces; a nephew; two grandnieces; and a grandnephew.

A service will take place Friday at 11 a.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 87 Park Lane Road, New Milford. Burial will follow in South Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Memorials may be made to the VNA Northwest Inc., 607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Bantam CT 06750

Colonial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.