Amanda J. Brini.
She is survived by her husband and best friend, Daniel Brini of Griswold, Conn.; her beautiful new daughter, Gianna Rose Brini; her parents, Timothy J. and Georgiann M. (Putnam) Guerin of Sutton, Mass.; her brother, Tim Guerin of Sutton; her sister, Kelly Guerin of Sutton; her paternal grandmother, Sonia Guerin of Oxford; her maternal grandmother, Ann Balderston and her husband, Joseph, of West Boylston, Mass.; her mother and father-in-law, Michael and Irene Brini of Rocky Hill, Conn.; many nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She was born in Worcester, and lived in Sutton, Mass. and Groton, Conn., before moving to Griswold in 2008. She graduated from Sutton High School in 2000 and received her M.S.P.T. from the University of Hartford in 2005.
She was a physical therapist at Elite Physical Therapy in Warwick, R.I. She was an extremely passionate and empathetic physical therapist and loved dancing. She was courageous, passionate, loyal, and a wonderful friend. She has touched so many of our lives in the short time she was with us and will be tremendously missed.
A funeral was held on Monday, March, 2, from Paradis Funeral Home, Oxford, Mass., followed by a Mass at St. Mark's Church, Sutton, Mass. Burial will be at a later date at St. Roch's Cemetery, Oxford, Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to the college fund for Gianna Rose Brini, or to the Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, c/o Children's Oncology, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06100. For online condolences, visit www.paradisfuneralhome.com