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Debra (Morganti) Knoche

August 7, 1952 ~ July 1, 2021 (age 68)


Debra Morganti Knoche, 68, of Southbury, formerly of Ridgefield, wife of Charles A. Knoche, died on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Danbury Hospital.

Mrs. Knoche was born in Danbury, August 7, 1952, the daughter of the late John R. and Ruth (Miller) Morganti. Raised in Ridgefield, Debra attended Ridgefield schools and graduated from Ridgefield High School with the Class of 1970.

She was a former National Corporate Accounts Executive with Fritchman Associates Advertising Agency of Ridgefield and most recently a homemaker. She was involved in hosting the Annual Ridgefield Breakfast to benefit Regional Hospice of Western CT and was a member of St. Mary Parish of Ridgefield.

In addition to her husband Charles, she is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Knoche of Groton, CT, Kathryn Ann “Katie” Knoche and Victoria “Torey” Paternoster, and her husband Dennis all of Thomaston, CT, three granddaughters, Ella Nicole, Ava Grace and Olivia Rose.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 10 AM in St. Mary Church (School Hall) Ridgefield. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield. There will be no calling hours. Contributions in Debra’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Funeral Mass
July 8, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church (School Hall)
183 High Ridge Avenue
Ridgefield, CT 06877

July 8, 2021

11:15 AM
St. Mary Cemetery Ridgefield
110 North Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Web: http://www.stjude.org

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