September 30, 1964 – November 16, 2021
Lyme, CT - Josip Peperni, age 57, passed away on November 16, 2021 at Middlesex Hospital. He was born on September 30, 1964 in Bradina, Bosnia-Herzegovina to Kazimir and Reljka (Zovko) Peperni. He is survived by the wife he adored, Katie (Yuille) Peperni, whom he married on May 5, 2012 in a beautiful beach wedding in the Bahamas. Josip enjoyed a fulfilling career as a police officer with the Norwich, CT Police Department. Through his hard work and dedication, he proudly attained the rank of Lieutenant. In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his children, Nikita Peperni of Lyme, CT, Dakota Peperni and his wife Stephanie of Salem, CT and Kayla Marie Yuille of Lyme, CT and granddaughter Mya Peperni. He was eagerly awaiting the arrival of his newest granddaughter expected in January. He also leaves behind his siblings Olivera Schmeelk and her husband Darrin of Thompson, CT and Karolina Kothman and her husband Guy of Portland, ME as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Jelena Nygren, and daughter-in-law, Rachel Peperni. Family, close friends, and colleagues are invited to a celebration of life on Monday, November 22, 2021. For those who wish to express their condolences and send messages of sympathy to the Peperni family, please visit www.labenskifuneralhome.com to do so. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Josip’s honor to the Police Benevolent Association. Checks made payable to the Norwich Police Benevolent Association can be mailed to Norwich Police Department; 70 Thames Street; Norwich, CT 06360.See more See Less
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