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“Deb was such a kind, sweet person. So thankful to have gotten to know her through bowling many years ago, and oh the fun we had at the golf outings...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mitzi Greuter - Grabill, IN

“Deb was a good friend of both Rob and myself. Our lives intertwined at Good Shepherd and Snider and through having two daughters. I connected with...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Goings - Bloomington, IN

“You family was so hospitable to us Snider HS folk growing up. I'm so sorry for your loss and grateful for the beautiful role model your mom will...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Mara Sampson - Cincinnati, OH

“Prayers for Kevin, Amanda, Amy and the entire family. Debbie was a wonderful woman. Great memories from our reunions and being neighbors. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Brad Stoffer - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sorry for your loss love you Angie ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sarah Heister - Newport, TN

“Debbie was an incredibly supportive and encouraging person. She embraced all people with love everyday. You'll be greatly missed. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Dennis Campbell - Friend

“Dearest Connett family i am so sorry on the passing of Deb. Your family is in my prayers during this difficult time. We will not be able to be there...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Lillian Talbert - Fort Wayne

“Debbie loved you all very much! Our sympathies to you. Sue and Irv Arnold ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Arnold - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are so sorry to hear about your loss. She was such a gentle soul. Our sympathy and prayers for peace to Kevin & family. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Don & Debi Kennedy - Fort Wayne, IN

“My sympathies and healing prayers for the family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Gorrell - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sincere sympathy to Kevin and family on Debbie's sad passing. RIP from all the family in Scotland ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Alison Kerr - Family

“God bless deb and the life she lived. She was a true christian and woman of faith. She was an inspiration to all ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jeremy Talbert - Fort wayne, IN

“Debbie was always a positive light, friendly and a great neighbor. She will be missed greatly by the family and friends. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Betty Kunard - Fort Wayne, IN


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.