Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Westport Daily Voice serves Weston & Westport
Return to your home site


Westport Daily Voice serves Weston & Westport

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Planning A Small Outdoor Gathering On Thanksgiving? Here's The Latest On What To Expect

Little League Ceremony Honors Memory Of Westport's Perrin Delorey

Perrin's parents accepting the team ball. Photo Credit: Contributed
Perrin's team the Cubs. Photo Credit: Contributed
Retiring Perrin's No. 5. Photo Credit: Contributed

This story has been updated.

More than 30 Westport Little Leaguers lined up to the sign a team ball to present to the parents of one of their own who died in a car crash just days before.

A crowd of 200 people turned out to honor 10-year-old Perrin Delorey who died in a car crash in upstate New York on Sunday, June 10. His parents were injured while on a visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame. 

Perrin was on life-support for one day and then his organs were donated to help others.

The Greens Farms Elementary School fourth-grader loved his team, the Cubs, and loved baseball.

"Perrin has played Westport Little League from an early age, and I and others had the pleasure of coaching him in baseball and other sports," wrote Westport Little League President Jeff Brill. "He exuded all of the qualities that Little League strives to exemplify. He wore #5 on the Cubs, and his teammates loved playing beside him."

Besides presenting his parents, James C. Delorey, 49, and Angela H. Ryan, 47, both of Westport, with the ball, they also hung a banner retiring his number No. 5, and they played their final game of the season.

A wake was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The funeral service will be at Saint Luke Church on Tuesday, June 19 at 10 a.m.

The Cubs will wear their uniforms, with commemorative No. 5 patches, to the funeral and hand out programs

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Westport Daily Voice!

Serves Weston & Westport

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.