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Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home

199 Woodford Street, Portland, ME

OBITUARY

Ralph Severino Nappi

March 18, 1928February 7, 2020

Portland, ME - Ralph S. Nappi, a lifelong resident of Portland, peacefully passed away on February 7, 2020, at the age of 91. Ralph was born on March 18, 1928 in Portland, ME, a son of Benedetto S.. and Carmilla M. (Macri) Nappi. He was the youngest and last surviving member among his brothers and sister. In order of age, they were Sam, Joe, Jim and Mary. Ralph was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, World War II veteran, shipbuilder, fisherman, carpenter, plumber, welder, coach and so much more to so many. Ralph is survived by his loving wife, Gloria A (Young) Nappi; his children and their respective others which include Mike Malone, Kim Malone, Carmilla Yanez and her husband Marcus, Joanna Huntington and her husband Steve, Ralph Nappi and his wife Susan, and Anthony Nappi and his wife Nicole. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Ralph’s life is being celebrated on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 4 -7 pm at Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St. Portland, where a funeral service will be held at 10 am on Thursday, February 13th. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in South Portland. Friends and family are invited to a reception following the burial at the home of Ralph and Susan Nappi. Please visit www.jonesrichandbarnes.com to sign Ralph’s online guest book.

  • FAMILY

  • Benedetto S. Nappi, Father (deceased)
  • Carmilla M. (Macri) Nappi, Mother (deceased)
  • Glora A. (Young) Nappi, Wife
  • Mike Malone, Son
  • Kim Malone, Daughter
  • Carmilla Yanez (Marcus Yanez), Daughter
  • Joanna Huntington (Steve Huntington), Daughter
  • Ralph Nappi (Susan Nappi), Son
  • Anthony Nappi (Nicole Nappi), Son
  • Sam Nappi, Brother (deceased)
  • Joe Nappi, Brother (deceased)
  • Jim Nappi, Brother (deceased)
  • Mary (Nappi), Sister (deceased)
  • Ralph is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 13, 2020

Memories

Ralph Severino Nappi

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Mary La Rochelle

February 12, 2020

Mike, Kim, Carmilla and family sorry for your loss.

Carole Ireland

February 12, 2020

Worked with Ralph at Portland School Dept. He was a great guy. My condolences to Gloria and the family.

Michael & Philip Tucci

February 11, 2020

Mr. Nappi was a wonderful man, hard working family man we've known our entire lives. Always stopped by my house along with his lovely wife and talk about the old days, he knew my parents and all my uncles and aunts. Mr. Nappi as we always address him and respected him is one of the last people from the greatest generation, resting in peace eternally safe in Heaven.

Lisa Nightingale

February 11, 2020

Gloria and all, my heart is with all of you. Ralph was so special and I'll never forget how he referred to me (and all the other cousins) not by our names but by "cousin". It always made everything feel so much more personal and close. We were family. I'll never forget all the fun I had at your house in my teen years. God bless all of you, I hope the good memories help you through this tough time. There's quite a reunion party going on in Heaven right now! With love, Lisa Nightingale.

Jamie Young

February 11, 2020

I don't have enough words to say how much Uncle Ralph meant to me and I know that is tiny compared to how much he means to each of you. He was always so full of life and love! I wish I could be there with you all, but I will be in my heart. I love you all!

Cheryl DOHERTY

February 10, 2020

I want o send my Condolences to the Family. A great man has gone onto his next journey and will be greatly missed by all whose lives he has touched.
I have so MANY great memories from growing up with so much fun and love with one of the best Families who welcomed me into their lives.
The one memory I talk about so much with everyone.
I use to Love having his Sauce!! OMGosh just smelling the sauce cooking was was mouth watering and was so delicious.
My Love and Prayers to You all.
Cheryl Terry and Ryan Doherty

Stephen Emmons

February 10, 2020

So very sad for Uncle Ralph. I have many great memories visiting Uncle Ralph and family and will miss him a lot.

All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Stephen Emmons and Family.

Linda Schultz

February 9, 2020

"When we lose someone we love we must learn not to live without them, but to live with the love they left behind".
Love you Uncle Ralph.

Aunt Gloria and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss.

Linda Horne Schultz

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY