David A. Perriello Sr.
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David A. Perriello Sr.
10-30-1940 ~ 3-3-2018
*** Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend ***

Mr. David A. Perriello, Sr., Age 77, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family
on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at his home. He was the devoted husband of Carol (Perrault) Perriello.

Mr. Perriello was born on October 30, 1940, in Waterbury, son of the late Albert and Margaret (Longhi) Perriello. He was a graduate of S.S. Peter and Paul Grammar School, Class of 1954 and Crosby High School, Class of 1958. He was the second-generation owner of Marvel Screw Machine Products and served as the company Vice-President from 1975-1982 and President from 1982-2010. He was also the owner and President of Waterbury Davenport Automatics from 1970-1975. Having been pinnacle in the manufacturing industry, Dave was a longtime member of the Naugatuck Valley Chapter of the Precision Machine Products Association (PMPA) where he served as President in 1975 and was the recipient of the PMPA Gold Micrometer for having 40 years in the machine industry. He was also a Past-President of the Smaller Manufacturers Association and former member of the Exchange Club of Waterbury, served on the board of the Lake Zoar Authority for 13 years. Dave had a special affinity to corvettes and was the events coordinator for Corvettes Limited of Connecticut.

Dave was not only industrious he was extremely personable. He was loving to all and loved by all who knew him. Always smiling and exuding a positive attitude, Dave had a fun-loving spirit. Music of all genres and decades brought him joy and he enjoyed dancing, especially line dancing, all over Connecticut with his wife Carol. Dave had a natural talent to fix and build most anything. He was a crackerjack mechanic and enjoyed working on his cars. He rebuilt his home on Lake Zoar and if he couldn’t find something he created it. His love of the outdoors was obvious as the time spent on his boat and riding his Harley and attending Bike Week in Sturgess, Daytona and Myrtle Beach were some of his most cherished memories. Dave won multiple awards in auto cross, road and drag racing at Lime Rock, Lebanon, and Dover Plains to name a few. Most of all, Dave was dedicated to his family and the time they spent together were his happiest times in life.

In addition to Carol, his wife of 14 years, Dave is survived by his children, David A. Perriello Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Southbury, Lisa Ruggiero and her husband Jeff of Bellows Falls, VT, Shannon Perriello and his wife Tara of Torrington, Dana Greenlaw and his wife Jan of Oceanside, CA, Scott Greenlaw and his wife Tasha of Waterbury, Christopher Greenlaw, Mark Ammerman and his wife Tina of Bristol, Lisa Dellavolpe and her husband Joe of Terryville, and his daughter-in-law, Christine DiCarlo of New Milford; his grandchildren, Cris, Justin, Sarah, Rebecca, Abbey, Davonte, Brianna, Jayden, Joanne, Dylan, Danielle, Marie, Angelia, and Joel; and 7 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his sisters Joyce Jeffrey and her husband Dave of Southington and Maggie Perriello of Plymouth as well as nieces and nephew. He was predeceased by his sister Carole Perriello.

Dave’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of St. Mary’s O’Brian 3 and the Hartford Health Care at Home Hospices nurses, aides and therapists for their exceptional and compassionate care shown to Dave while in their care.

Family and friends may call at Maiorano Funeral Home, 95 Willow St, Waterbury on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 4:00-7:00pm with a service from 7:00-7:30pm. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in David’s name may be made to the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708. For more information or online condolences please visit our website: www.maioranofuneralhome.com