Danae Michelle DeMattei, 32, of New Fairfield, died Oct. 9, 2009, at Danbury Hospital from injuries received in an automobile accident on Oct. 4, 2009, in Danbury.

Ms. DeMattei was born Sept. 25, 1977, in Danbury, daughter of Anthony J. and Laura P. (Willrich) Demattei of New Fairfield.

She was a 1995 graduate of New Fairfield High School and attended Western Connecticut State University.

For the past several years she was employed as a manager for Old Navy at the Danbury Fair mall.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, James Reynolds, of New Milford; her maternal grandparents, Henry and Lily Willrich, of Danbury; her aunt, Anne Marie DeMattei, of Middlebury; her aunt and uncle, John and Medora Klesch, of Brookfield; her uncle, Carl Willrich, of New Milford; and her cousins, Emmett and Devin Kinsella and John H. and Christopher Klesch. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Anthony R. and Anna M. DeMattei, of Newtown.

The Honan Funeral Home of Newtown was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) CT Chapter, 317 Foxon Road, East Haven, CT 06513, or www.madd.org/ct.