Debra (Debbie) Connett

  • Died: October 19, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Debra "Debbie" Connett passed away Saturday Oct 19, 2019 surrounded by family. Born on Dec 15, 1955 to Don and Mary George, Deb nurtured a life-long love of learning and teaching – working in parochial schools, preschool, as a substitute, and as a tutor. She was an active member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, particularly encouraging the United Methodist Women's groups in community outreach projects. Debbie married Kevin Connett on June 6, 1980 and they raised their daughters in Fort Wayne, supporting them in their many activities. She was a woman of great faith in Christ and loved her family and friends deeply, cherishing time spent with them. Surviving are her husband; Kevin; daughters Amanda (Stephen) Rochelle and Amy Connett; grandchildren Chloe King and Scott and Lauren Rochelle; and sisters Donna George, Susan (Kevin) Curry, and Angela Smithson. She is preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Mary George. A funeral service will be held at 11am on October 24, 2019 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave, with calling one hour prior. Rev. Lakeya Stewart and the Rev. Kris McPherson officiating. Visitation will also be held from 2-4pm and 6-8pm on October 23, 2019 at the D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Funeral Home 4017 Maplecrest Road Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815. Burial to follow the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Charis House or Madina Village School through Good Shepherd UMC. Condolences may be left online at www.mccombandsons.com.