Debra Wald Goldberg

October 4, 1968July 23, 2013

Following a brave seven-year battle with breast cancer, Debra Wald Goldberg of Stamford, Connecticut passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 23 surrounded by many loving family members. She was 44 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 4, 1968, Debbie was raised in Natick, MA. After graduating from the University of Vermont in 1990, Deb enrolled at Boston University School of Law, where she met her husband Ken, and earned her J.D. in 1993. Deb and Ken were married in 1994 and settled in Stamford. Deb practiced law prior to the birth of the couple’s first child in 1999, after which Deb focused on being a devoted mother and spouse. During the last several years, Deb also enjoyed teaching at Sara Walker Nursery School and at Temple Beth El’s Sunday school. Deb is survived by her beloved husband, Ken, and their three beautiful children, Alyssa, Andrew and Daniel. Debra was the daughter of Warren Wald of Delray Beach, FL and the late Joanne Wald; sister to Rick Wald and his wife Karen of Saint Paul, MN, and aunt to their children, Sarah and Jonathan Wald; and sister to Susan Wald of Lake Worth, FL. Deb is also survived by her devoted in-laws, Connie and Gerry Sanders of Rye Brook, NY, and brother-in-law, Fred Goldberg of New York, NY. Deb will also be remembered fondly by many loving family members from the extended Goldberg, Wald, Olin, and Sklar families, and many wonderful friends. The family gratefully thanks the physicians and staff at the Stamford Hospital Bennett Cancer Center for their years of compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations in Deb’s memory can be made to the Bennett Cancer Center or Temple Beth El in Stamford. Funeral services will be held at Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road, Stamford on Thursday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m.



  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 25, 2013


  • Interment

Debra Wald Goldberg

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July 29, 2013

On Behalf of the entire Westover Magnet School Community~
Our deepest condolences and love go out to the entire Goldberg family. Deb will be remembered with love by all who had the privilege of knowing her; may she rest in peace.
Sent with love from Ms. Wunder

Daniela Kelly

July 27, 2013

We are saddened by the loss of such a beautiful and courageous woman. You touched us all, and your dignity and strength will always be remembered. May your family find peace.

Freha Shahzad

July 27, 2013

We are very sorry for your loss.
Mrs. Goldberg was a very nice teacher!

July 27, 2013

So Sorry to hear of Deb's passing. Had run into her many times at Westover and around town. Though, I did not know her well she had such a plesant disposition. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficutl time.
Sheri Harrington

Lori Raber

July 27, 2013

So sorry to hear. I was an old childhood friend with Debbie from Camp Tel Noar. She was always such a sweet friend. My heart goes out to her husband, kids and family.

Liz Giancola

July 26, 2013

Dear Goldberg Family,
I was so saddened to hear of Deb's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Alyssa, Andrew, and Daniel you are amazing kids! Just remember your mom will always be by your side watching over you. I am so sorry for your loss.
Love you always,
Miss Giancola

Dara Minkler

July 25, 2013

My heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Goldberg family. Alyssa, Andrew and Daniel you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and Hugs, Mrs. Minkler

July 25, 2013

Memory Eternal.

Allison Margolis

July 25, 2013

My dear friend-you were and always will be the bravest person I know. My heart goes out to Ken and the kids. You will always be in my thoughts. Rest in peace.

Andrew Goldberg

July 24, 2013

Rest in peace