Erik G. Nieman, 41, of Milford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at his home in Milford. 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. To leave online condolences please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com.