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Donald J. Napolitano

December 12, 1943 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 78)

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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 

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April 6, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
April 6, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Thomas Church
65 Fruit Hill Avenue
Providence, RI 02909

Burial with Military Honors
April 6, 2022

Highland Memorial Park
1 Rhode Island Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

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