For 90 years, they’ve had their ducts in a row

Representing three generations of the Perotti family’s plumbing business are, from left, Frank, his wife Jean, and Charlie (second generation), Francis “Champ” (third generation), Mary and Will (fourth generation). Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

EAST CANAAN — When William Perotti started his humble plumbing business back in 1928 with just two employees, it was more than a pipe dream. It was the start of a family legacy.

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