Obituary of Daniel C. DiNapoli
DiNapoli, Daniel C. – on Mar. 6, 2019, age 88, of Oyster Bay, NY. Beloved husband of Leona. Loving father of Louis (Stewart), Michael (Deborah), and Joanne. Cherished grandfather of Alexandra and Dana. Also survived by many loving relatives and friends. Funeral Mass St. Dominic RC Chapel, Oyster Bay, NY Friday, 10:30 a.m. Interment St. John's Cemetery.
Daniel DiNapoli a Life of Service to God, country, Family And Community. Born on 12/1/30 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY the youngest of eight children.
Daniel served in the US army 1st Infantry Division" the Big Red One" from 1948 - 1952 In Germany and reached the rank of Staff Sargent. Returning home from Germany he met Leona D'Arco Marrying her in 1955. Together they raised three children ,Louis,Michael And Joann.
Dan worked for The Western Electric Co. , later AT&T as an Installer of heavy Switching equipment in phone company buildings throughout NY City and the 5 Boroughs.
Dan was a man committed to his community, he was a lecturer at St. Gertrude's Church in Bayville and worked with the annual Bishops appeal and the Parish Council.
He was the assistant Scoutmaster for Bayville Troop 176, President of the Sons Of Italy in America Brian Piccolo Lodge and worked tirelessly for the Gift of sight ,Gift of Life and the Cooley's Anemia Foundation.
Dan was the Founder of the Bay Beach Road association, that raised the funds to maintain the private roads surrounding his Bayville Neighborhood.
Dan was a proponent of Blood donation and Gave Blood every 56 days no matter where he was in the Country,his Blood Platelet donation saved an Infants Life in Fla.
In retirement Dan was Ordained as a Eucharistic Minister while living in Fla. Dan brought the Sacrament of Holy communion to the Sick and Infirm in Hospitals and Nursing homes in Fla and NY.
Dan will be missed by his family , friends and community but will live on in our memories as a man who was willing to put the needs of others before his own.
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