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Rosalie D. Napoli


Rosalie Delia (Maheu) Napoli, 83, passed away peacefully after a brave battle with Bladder Cancer, on Friday, May 13, 2022, surrounded by family. Born in West Springfield on October 13, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Marie (Gendreau) and Aurius J. Maheu Sr. She later moved to Agawam where she met the love of her life, Palmiero T. Napoli. They were happily married for 53 years.

Rosalie was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Parish where she faithfully volunteered as a CCD teacher, Principal, and Parish Council member. She was most proud of her First Communion ceremonies and Mother’s Day Coronation of the Blessed Mother. She was a homemaker, enjoyed crocheting, leading prayer meetings at Crown of Glory Prayer Group, and taking care of her family.

Rosalie was predeceased by her husband, Palmiero, and all her siblings. She was the dear sister-in-law of Barbara Maheu, Anne Napoli, and Bertha Mahue. She will be greatly missed by her loving children, Philomena Burke & husband Terry of Wildwood, MO, Ann Marie Hartmann & husband Jeff of Feeding Hills, Terese Napoli of Springfield, Cindy Napoli & husbandMichael Henry of Agawam, and Patrick Napoli of Agawam. Rosalie was the loving grandmother of Jennifer (Jeff) Moorman of Columbia, MO, Matthew (Tiffany) Hartmann of Chicopee, Christopher Burke of Wildwood, MO, Eric Field of Lehigh Acres, FL, Cristiana (Zack) Racenet of Auburn, Taylor Hartmann & fiancé Adina Maloni of Feeding Hills, Domenic &Bella DeLuca of Agawam, and Ransom & Nathaniel Place of Springfield. She was the cherished great grandmother of Jensen Moorman, Rosalie Burke, and Julian Hartmann. Rosalie was also the loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit Thursday, May 19, 9-10 a.m. at Tazzini Funeral Home, 22 Locust Street in Springfield, proceeding to Rosalie’s 11:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Parish in Feeding Hills. Her inurnment will follow; 1 p.m. at MA Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please strongly consider a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society at Cancer.org, or the Davis Neonatal ICU at BaystateHealth.org.

Please visit www.TazziniFuneralHome.com for condolences.

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