July 2, 1956 ~ December 14, 2020

Born in: Middletown, Connecticut
Resided in: West Haven, Connecticut

Stephen Jack Perkins, 64, of West Haven, passed away on December 14th, 2020. Born in Middletown, CT on July 2, 1956, he was a son of the late Claude W. Perkins and Marguerite (Grant) Perkins. Stephen grew up in Westbrook, CT, a place he loved to visit every chance he got. He is survived by his 2 daughters, Shannon Perkins of New Haven and Kristen Perkins of Hamden; they were his world. Also survived by his former wife Elaine Tozzo Perkins of Hamden, 3 sisters, and 2 brothers. He was predeceased by his oldest brother.
Funeral will be private. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, Hamden. Contributions in Stephen’s memory may be made to the CT Historical Society at: www.chs.org.

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  1. RIP Stephen, who will answer all of our questions now. I could never remember our wedding song! I know it was a one hit wonder.

  2. Rest In Peace, Dad. You left your mark on this world with Kristen and me. I will love and miss you forever…but I still won’t make the Patriots my number one team!

    • Sending my love to you and all your family. I now have a reason to smile when I happen upon a Patriots game – your relationship with your dad and the comfort it will continue to bring you.

  3. I’ll always remember the fun times we had at Moose Pond in Hartland, Maine many, many years ago!
    RIP Cuz. XOXOX

  4. I will miss you my brother. We went through so much together good times and bad. You were and always be my best friend! May gods blessing bring you to his ever lasting light! I love you and my heart breaks until we meet again! 💔💔💔

  5. My deepest condolences to Stephen’s family and all those who loved him. We were classmates in Westbrook (1975) and we were friend then. But like so many of us, we lost contact as we busied ourselves raising families and building careers. Only recently reconnecting on social media, I’m sorry we didn’t get to talk again after all these years. My most sincere sympathies to the Perkins family.

  6. I am so sorry for your loss. Remember the good times, and keep fond memories close right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Sharon Molloy

  7. He is not lost our dearest love,
    Nor has he travelled far,
    Just stepped inside home’s
    loveliest room
    And left the door ajar.
    -Amy Lane and Family

  8. My deepest sympathy at the death of your father. May your family bring each other comfort during these days of sadness. May he Rest In Peace.


  9. “Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted” Matthew 5:4

    My deepest sympathy to Stephen’s family,


  10. Steve, Ill miss you my friend. Who will I text about football, random things ,and questions now.

    Shannon and Kristen your dad talked about you two all the time, even more than the Patriots, and Maine.
    Be proud, he was a great man and his legacy will live on through you two.

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