John J. “Nappie” Napolitano, 85, passed away while on vacationing in Rhode Island Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
Born and raised in Scranton, PA., Nappie lived in Linden before moving to Toms River where he resided for several years prior to relocating to South Plainfield 9 years ago.
Nappie worked for the Wakefern Warehouse Company, a division of Shop Rite Supermarkets, in Elizabeth for majority of his employment life.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy for four years enlisting in 1953 and served until receiving his honorable discharge in 1957.
In addition, Nappie routinely attend mass as a communicant of Our Lady Czestochowa RC Church in South Plainfield for the past 9 years.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Sophie, surviving are his children; Linda Padfield (Henry Bogotay) of Georgia, Diane Kaczowski (Wayne) of South Plainfield and Paul Padfield (Hang Nguyen) of FL. Also surviving are his grandchildren; Takara Kelly and Darren Kenneth Kaczowski and Alexander Paul Padfield.
Funerals Services were held under the direction of the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals