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Denise D’Ascenzo Death | WFSB Member Passed Away

Tributes are pouring out to Denise D’Ascenzo, who died Saturday, December 7, 2019 at home. Denise’ passed away in most unexpected way.

Denise D’Ascenzo was 61 at the time of her death. Her cause of death is not made public yet. She was an iconic Connecticut news anchor.

WFSB-TV paid sadly announced her passing on Twitter.

“The grief we are all feeling is immeasurable,” the station wrote on its website. “We are devastated for her husband and daughter who were her whole life. There are no words that could begin to summarize this loss for our WFSB family.”

D’Ascenzo anchored the television station’s evening newscasts. She joined the station in 1986 and became “a steady and reassuring presence on the anchor desk, covering all the major local and national news stories of the day.”

Tributes To Denise D’Ascenzo

I’m shaken to the core & devastated. My colleague Denise D’Ascenzo died suddenly today. My heart breaks for her daughter & husband. She was the best in the business. Classy, smart, funny & kind. That voice. That smile. She was my friend & mentor. I was lucky to have known her.