Wolcott – Donald Vincent Perrelli, 90, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was the loving husband of Pasqualina "Pat" (Blancato) Perrelli for 66 years.
Donald was born in Waterbury to the late Anthony and Julia (Tocchio) Perrelli. He was raised in Waterbury and attended local schools before joining the Army, where he served as a medic in Japan after WWII.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Pat; his daughters, Donna Mader, and her husband, Dr. David Mader, of Southbury; and Lisa Perrelli Hoyt, of Plantsville; his son, Mark Perrelli, and his wife, Nancy, of Kensington; his grandchildren, Eric Troske, and his wife, Amy; Jason Troske, and his girlfriend, Rachel Hoopes; and Allen Hoyt; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Robert and Fredrick Perrelli.
Calling hours will be held Monday, April 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Woodtick Memorial, 420 Woodtick Road, Wolcott. A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 525 Woodtick Road. Meet directly at church. Burial with full Military honors will follow in Woodtick Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 199 Park Road Extension, Suite 102, Middlebury, CT 06762.