Stephen Pepe, 67, of Milford

Stephen Pepe, age 67, of Milford, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in Golden Hill Health Care Center.

Born on June 5, 1946 in Bridgeport, he was a son of the late James and Mary Pepe.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was highly decorated for his marksmanship.

He was a collector of military miniature figures and military models. A History Channel buff, he also found enjoyment tinkering with watches. He was a drummer in the original PAL Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps for many years.

Survivors include three brothers, James Pepe and his wife Judith of Bridgeport, Frank Pepe and Joseph Pepe, both of Milford, two nieces and a great nephew, Deneen Prushinski and her husband, John of TN and Dana Magri and her husband, Sam and their son Justin Magri of Fairfield.

Funeral services will take place on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call on Monday from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

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