Perkins, Jacob Allen

Jacob Allen Perkins, 20, passed away unexpectedly on October 4, 2019. He was born on January 14, 1999 at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia. He grew up in Bristol, CT and later moved to Southington, CT where he attended Southington High School, Class of 2017. Jacob was employed by Roberge Painting in Forestville, CT. Jacob enjoyed many things including camping and just being outdoors. He had a strong affinity towards animals, especially dogs, where he seemed to be able to calm and befriend any animal he met. Jacob also loved people and was always striving to help someone be happy. His big heart always reached out to the disadvantaged person to help them in any way. When Jacob had free time, he spent his time with his friends, otherwise known as his “pack of bros”, where they enjoyed their time together as friends do.
Jacob is survived by his parents, Justin and Dawn, his sister Arianna and brother Joshua of Southington; grandfather Jan Minor of Burlington; his uncle David Minor and aunt Elizabeth of Burlington; grandparents Tom and Carole Roberge of Burlington; great-grandmother Alice Couture of FL; great-grandparents Emile and Anne Roberge of Bristol; and a special mention to great uncle Pete and Lisa Roberge as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He is predeceased by maternal grandmother Judith G. Minor and great-grandfather Joseph L. Couture.
Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Friday (Oct. 11) from 4:00-7:00pm. Funeral Services will be held Saturday (Oct. 12) at 10:00am in Burlington Congregational Church, Spielman Highway, Burlington followed by burial in Center Cemetery, Burlington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Community Church, ATTN: Pastor Todd Williams, 43 School St., Bristol, CT 06010 for the homeless shelter and kitchen.

Calling Hours

Friday, October 11, 2019 from 4:00-7:00pm

Funeral Service

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:00am Burlington Congregational Church ~ Burlington

Burial

Center Cemetery ~ Burlington

Memorial Contribution

Bridge Community Church, ATTN: Pastor Todd Williams, 43 School St., Bristol, CT 06010 for the homeless shelter and kitchen

11 Responses to 'Perkins, Jacob Allen'

  1. Beth Baumeister says:

    Dear Justin & Dawn and Aunt Carole,
    There aren’t really words to express what I’m feeling for you all and for Arianna and Joshua. Jacob was such an amazing young man. He will be missed. Know that we love you and are holding you in prayer.

  2. Monica says:

    Dawn I’m so sorry for the loss you and your family are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  3. Matel Family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God grant you peace and comfort at this most difficult time.

  4. Sabina Vance says:

    Dear Justin, Dawn, Arianna, and Josh,
    We are so terribly sorry for your loss. Our whole family and your scouting family is holding you in prayer and are here if there is anything we can do to support you during this difficult time.
    With our deepest sympathy,
    Sabina, Windham, Calvin and JD Vance

  5. Shannon Knudsen says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are prayers are with you.

  6. Jennifer Nicoletti says:

    Dear Justin, Dawn and family. Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. – Jennifer and Rob Nicoletti

  7. Diane Hamel says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Liza Graham Morgan says:

    Emile and Ann I’m so sorry to hear about your great grandson. My condolences goes out to you and your entire family. RIP Jacob

    Liza Graham Morgan

  9. Sam and just saverine says:

    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your son.

  10. Shannon kelly says:

    Thinking of your family at this time! I am so very sorry for your loss! 🙏🏼🙏🏼

  11. Cheryl says:

    I’m so deeply saddened by the unexpected departure of this wonderful young man from our world. I have comfort knowing that he rests with our Lord and is in the company of those who have gone before us. Til that day when our families are reunited, rest dear Jacob.

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