Danielle Dempsey of Danbury, CT tragically died in a wrong-way accident on Route 7: Obituary

Danbury, Connecticut, is gripped by sorrow as it mourns the tragic passing of 25-year-old Danielle Rachel Dempsey, who lost her life in a devastating accident on Sunday, September 10, 2023. The community is left in shock as they come to terms with this heartbreaking loss.

The fatal accident occurred on Route 7 in Danbury, with Danielle at the wheel of her Honda Accord, traveling southbound just north of the Exit 7 entrance ramp. Tragically, the accident resulted in injuries that claimed her life, leaving a void in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.

Danielle Rachel Dempsey was a cherished daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend. Born on October 31, 1997, in Danbury, Connecticut, she was the beloved child of Jodi and Bill Dempsey. Danielle held a special place in her family’s hearts, affectionately known as her father’s “Dani-girl” and her mother’s “Dooder-Girl.”

She was a young woman of remarkable talents, a budding artist, and an aspiring chef who poured her passion into every endeavor. Danielle’s vibrant personality, infectious smile, and boundless heart endeared her to all who crossed her path.

Richard Sterzinger wrote,

“Danielle Dempsey sweet girl. How very sad it is to say good bye to such a sweet person. The way you literally lit up when you smiled. Your laugh was infectious your love was unfaltering. Aunt Susie and I are so incredibly sorry for this horrific accident which took you from this life. You will always be remembered and spoken about with love. We wish we could have been there to say good bye. We are heartbroken over this. But know one thing. We do LOVE YOU! And Jack Lynch our hearts go out to you for loving her the way you did. We are thinking of you as well. Love Aunt Susie and Uncle Rich”.

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Jae Bonham expressed grief via facebook post,

“My sister’s fiancé lost his sister tragically yesterday morning. She was only 25 and had an amazing family that loves and misses her. Any help for the family is appreciated but let this also remind us all, life is never promised. Be kind to one another and never dwell on the little things. RIP, Danielle”

A GoFundMe page is launched by Kendall Krafick for the sake of donation with the target of $30,000. It stated:

“Danielle Rachel Dempsey, 25, beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend passed away after being involved in a tragic car accident on Sunday, September 10, 2023. Danielle was a talented artist, aspiring chef, and passionate about so many things that were important to her. She was a vibrant and beautiful person with a huge heart and infectious smile. Danielle was a beautiful light in the lives of all who had the opportunity to know and love her, and she will be sorely missed.

Any donation you are able to make to the family of Danielle at this time is greatly appreciated. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 11 a.m. in the United Jewish Center, 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, with Cantor Lilah Sugarman, officiating”.

Danielle is survived by her grieving parents, Jodi and Bill Dempsey, her brothers Joshua Dempsey, Noah Dempsey, and Aaron Dempsey, along with their significant others, Lauren Bonham, Kendall Krafick, and Kiarra Hamed. Her grandparents, Harriet and Herb Krate, also mourn the loss of their beloved granddaughter.

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Sadly, Danielle was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, William and Margaret Dempsey.

A shining light in the lives of her parents, grandparents, brothers, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and even her cherished dog “Wilson,” Danielle Dempsey’s memory will be eternally cherished and remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

Funeral services to honor Danielle’s memory will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the United Jewish Center, located at 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury. Cantor Lilah Sugarman will officiate the ceremony, followed by interment at the United Jewish Center Cemetery, 124 Gray’s Bridge Rd., Brookfield, CT.

During this period of mourning, friends and well-wishers are invited to pay their respects and offer support at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Krate, 4 Alan Rd., Lake Waubeeka, Danbury, CT, on Wednesday following the interment, Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The circumstances surrounding the accident that took Danielle’s life are under investigation. According to authorities, at approximately 2 a.m. on Sunday, Danielle’s Honda Accord was struck head-on by a Dodge Challenger traveling in the wrong direction on Route 7 near Exit 7. The 23-year-old driver of the Challenger, a resident of Milford, was taken to the hospital with suspected serious injuries and has not yet been charged.

Connecticut State Police are urging anyone who witnessed the crash or possesses information related to the incident to reach out to Troop A at 203-267-2200 or via email at [email protected].

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