Beloved son of George A. and Ruthann Myers Nieman, he was born on March 15, 1971 in Bridgeport.
He was a graduate of Joseph A. Foran High School, where he was a four year member of the football team. Upon graduating, Erik went on to play football at Nichols College.
He was an avid sports fan; particularly of the UConn Huskies.
He was a loving son and uncle who will be truly missed.
In addition to his loving parents, Erik was survived by his two brothers Jon E. and Michael R. Nieman; both of Milford. He is the beloved uncle to one niece, Lauren Nieman, and one nephew, Connor Nieman; also of Milford.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, January 28, 2013 at St. Mary Church, 70 Gulf Street, Milford CT 06460 at 10:30 AM. (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH) Interment will immediately follow at St. Mary Cemetery. Family and Friends may call on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford CT 06460 from 3-5 PM.
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