unknown - February 10, 2012
Neil Robert Nappa, 83, of Camillus, passed away Friday, February 10, 2012 after a short illness. Born in Syracuse on Wednesday, April 11, 1928 to Carmen and Anna Nappa, Neil served in the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant during WWII and the Korean War and graduated from Syracuse University. He retired in 1984 from a career in finance management at GMAC.
Neil will be remembered as an avid bowler, having competed in many local and state competitions, and as an accomplished golfer at Tuscarora Golf Club.
Neil was predeceased by his parents; sister, Flora; and grandson, Alex.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 61 years, Anne Nappa; son, Robert of South Cairo; daughter, Diane of East Syracuse; grandchildren, Koryn, Kimberly, Lauren and Marissa; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours: from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at the funeral home with Msgr. George Sheehan and Sister Ellen Lindsley, CSJ officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum, St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Neil’s memory to Elmcrest at Casey's Place, 960 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse, NY 13224 or to St. Joseph's Food Pantry, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus, NY 13031.
Please view the Nappa Family Video Tribute and share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.