Lincoln - Donald J. Napolitano, 78, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Susan A. (Kelly) Napolitano.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Michael and Mary C. (Morgera) Napolitano, he had lived in Lincoln for the past seventeen years.
Mr. Napolitano was a graduate of Cranston East High School. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he served during the Vietnam War.
Upon his discharge from the Marines, he worked as a postal worker for the U.S. Postal Service, Providence. He went on to a forty year career at Blue Cross/Blue Shield of R.I., retiring as a technical support project leader and manager.
He is survived by his stepdaughter, Kelly E. Paquete and her husband Michael, of North Smithfield; his stepson, Joseph Wyman of Lincoln; his son, Donald J. Napolitano II of Cranston; two brothers, Michael Napolitano of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and Robert Napolitano of San Francisco, California; and his niece and nephews. He was also the beloved Papa to Gianna and Michael.
His funeral will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Thomas Church, 65 Fruit Hill Avenue, Providence. Burial with military honors will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Wednesday from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. For directions and guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com.