Obituary of Rita NAPOLETANO
November 15, 1936 – Chieuti, Italy
January 12, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Rita Napoletano, on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the age of 83 years.
Besides her loving husband Vito, Rita leaves behind her two daughters, Chiara and son-in-law Rino Fruncillo, and Lucia Nicoletti, and grandchildren, Cristina and Antonio Nicoletti.
To have known her was to have loved her.
Rita’s family would like to acknowledge the astounding medical community who cared for her through the years: Dr. Shelley Graham, Dr. Anne Marie Pagé, Dr. Sofia Ahmed, Dr. Michael Connelly, Dr. Michael Hill, Dr. Gilles Lauzon, Dr. Trey Petty, the Late Dr. Vincent Choi, the staff and caregivers at Peter Lougheed Center Emergency Department and especially Unit 39 who cared for her in her final days, the Foothills Medical Center Emergency Department and Unit 36 Special Services and all EMS Personnel who attended to her.
In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre, 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, AB T4C 1Z6, Telephone: (403) 932-2012, http://www.mountstfrancis.ca/. Rita was a devout Catholic whose early education in her birthplace of Chieuti, Italy was at a convent where she learned the fine art of embroidery and sewing.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North Calgary, AB), visitation will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Rita’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
A tree will be planted in living memory of Rita Napoletano. McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.