OBITUARY

Helen Napoli

January 2, 1940March 10, 2019
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Helen Napoli, 79 Dynasty real estate broker loved her family and the arts Helen Napoli, 79, of Great Kills, Staten Island, died March 10, 2019. She was born Jan. 2, 1940, to Cologero and Michelina Cumella. Helen was married to Augustine "Augie" Napoli for 35 years until his passing on June 14, 1994. She was also predeceased by her siblings, Grace, Alfonso, Rose, Anna, and Edward. She is survived by her two children, Joseph Napoli and Donna Napoli-Steele and husband, John Steele; grandchildren, Julien Napoli, Emily and Harrison Steele; and her sister, Marie. Helen was chair of the American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit, served on Community Board 3's Land Committee, and was a member of New York State Women, Inc . She was a real estate broker working out of Dynasty Real Estate, Inc. Helen loved her family and friends. She loved to entertain, and enjoyed the arts and shopping. Wake is Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Casey-McCallum Rice Funeral Home. Mass is at St. Clare's at 9:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

Casey-McCallum Rice South Shore Funeral Home 30 Nelson Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. 10308 (718) 317-7600

Published in Staten Island Advance on Mar. 12, 2019

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Visition Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, March 16, 2019
REMEMBERING

Helen Napoli

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Charles Cumella

March 14, 2019

Helen Napoli was my aunt (my father's sister). She always treated me with great kindness. I'm deeply saddened to learn of her passing.

Beverly Simms

March 14, 2019

Helen was a close friend, more like a sister, the last 53 years.
The only way I can describe her, is to say she was kind, generous, loving, caring, bright, beautiful, and a great cook as well.
She loved her family and friends, and we are all fortunate to have known her, and have shared a part of her life.
Rest In Peace my friend. I hope you are reunited with your beloved Angie.

Marie Thompson

March 12, 2019

Helen was a one in a million woman. She was the most caring, generous, witty, and vivacious woman I have ever met. She was a true inspiration to me. Her beautiful spirit will be sorely missed. Her warmth and love of life will live on in those whose lives she touched. I will personally try to live by her example and live every day to the fullest. May she rest in the sweetest peace with her beloved Auggie, and be our guardian angel. My dear friend and guide....

Valerie Krause

March 11, 2019

My friend. Our friend. Helen was one of my loyal participants in my Tuesday and Thursday evening classes at the YMCA. We shared many events together over the years. My most cherished memory was that Helen was instrumental in honoring me as a Woman of Distinction and I will forever be grateful to her and her wonderful spirit. She will be always be in our hearts and never forgotten.

Phyllis Garr

March 11, 2019

There are too many special moments and memories to state..Helen was the most vibrant, funny, caring person I can truly say I ever met. I truly believe that certain people come in to our lives at a given time for a reason. Helen was that special person. We had many common bonds and shared fun times and conversations. I will miss that friendship terribly and treasure the time we spent together..rest in peace my dear friend...💔💔

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