Obituary: Daniel E. Perini, 26, of Milford

Daniel E. Perini, 26 years old, of Milford, CT passed away unexpectedly on October 23, 2014 in Elizabethton, TN.

Daniel was born on September 10, 1988 in New Haven, CT, the son of Joanne Niemann Perini and Boris Perini and his fiancée Valarie DiMiero and her daughters Taylor and Caitlin.

In addition to his parents, Danny is survived by three brothers; twin brother Matthew, and younger brother Alex of Milford, Michael and his fiancée Maira and niece Anya of Ansonia. He is also survived by his grandmother Faustina Perini of Tennessee, Aunt Ester and Uncle Daryl Visser of Tennessee and Cousin Gina and husband Joey Karam and extended family of North Carolina and many loving aunts and uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his maternal Grandmother Jeanette Sartini Niemann and paternal Grandfather Gino Perini.

Daniel grew up in Milford, CT and received his education in Milford Public School system and graduated from Platt Tech in 2007. Daniel worked at Boys & Girls Village as a Child Care Worker and he also worked as an auto collision tech for his Dad and R&C in Shelton. His most recent achievement was becoming an exceptional corrections officer at the NECX in Tennessee.

He was an outstanding student and employee and received many accommodations and praise for his performance integrity, commanding presence and tenacious personality. On his last day he was elected by his superior officers and peers to the Specialty Tact Team for the North East State Corrections Facility and never knew it. He was extremely respected by his peers, friends and family alike.

Daniel loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed hiking with his best dog buddies Bud and Mia. He also loved his truck, boating and hanging out with his brothers. Daniel had an outgoing personality and a great sense of humor. He could make you laugh even when you wanted to cry. He always had kind words and was always a genuine friend with a lending ear and open heart. His beautiful blue eyes will light his way to heaven! We love and miss you tremendously.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, November 6th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 70 Gulf Street, Milford, CT. Burial will follow at King's Highway Cemetery, Milford, CT. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, November 5th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cody-White Funeral Home. 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT.

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