Obituary: Frank J. Nappa, Sr., 78

by | Jul 13, 2023

Frank J. Nappa, Sr., 78, a lifelong resident of East Greenwich, passed away July 11. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Barbara J. (Lineham) Nappa. He was the son of the late Pasquale and Lillian (Simone) Nappa.

Mr. Nappa had worked as a foreman for Allied Concrete Forms and R.I. Foundations. He had also worked at Fiore Sand and Gravel.

Frank enjoyed shell fishing and eeling, but most of all his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a true “Papa.”

He was the cherished father of Norman Nappa, Denise Leckenby, Letizia Nappa and the late Anthony and Frank Nappa, Jr.; the brother of Michael Nappa, Anthony Nappa, Ann Rice and the late Pasquale, Jr., Vincent, Domenic and Carmine “Nutchie” Nappa, Antoinette King, Ameila Gallo and Mary Walters; grandfather of Justin and Abigail Nappa, Nicholas Caldwell, Ashley Burgess, Nicholas and Zachary Carden, Kobe Levesque, Jacob, Evan and Jamie Nappa and Samantha Nappa and the great grandfather of Dawson, Eleanora, Giavanna, Julian and Layla.  

The funeral service is Monday, July 17, at 1 p.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Visitation prior to the service will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to an animal rescue organization of your choice. 

You can leave an online condolence at the Hill Funeral Home website HERE.

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Posted 7/13/23

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July 14, 2023 8:45 pm

The days I will remember will be the years of a thousand yesterdays nay the days of tomorrow. “sleep, perchance to dream, for in that sleep of death what dreams may come“

To Barbara and family my sincere condolences.

July 21, 2023 5:23 am

Our condolences to the Nappa Family.

Bruce & Elaine Mastracchio


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