Ms. Susan J. Montanari, 92, recently of Danbury, formerly of Ridgefield, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Ms. Montanari was born in Ridgefield on December 23, 1925, a daughter of the late John and Matilde (Cioccolanti) Montanari. She attended Ridgefield Schools and graduated Ridgefield High School in 1943. A longtime Ridgefield resident, Ms. Montanari was a legal secretary working for the offices of Attorney Ralph E. Cramp and Attorney Reed F. Shields. Ms. Montanari later worked for Ridgefield Savings Bank. She was a parishioner of St. Mary\u2019s Church. Ms. Montanari was predeceased by her parents John and Matilde, as well as her siblings and their spouses: Ida and Domenic Fossi, Ivo and Louise Montanari, Mary and Albert Gillotti, Emma and Peter Lorenzini, Italo and Helen Montanari and Joseph Montanari. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and special friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary\u2019s Church, 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will follow in St. Mary\u2019s Cemetery, Ridgefield. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, 30 Milestone Road, Danbury, CT 06810 or to St. Mary\u2019s Parish of Ridgefield.