Mary Elizabeth Napoli
Mary Elizabeth Napoli passed away on October 24, 2015 in League City, Texas. She was born on December 6, 1920 in Galveston, TX to parents, Salvatore and Giovanna Magliolo.
While growing up in Galveston, TX, she played team softball with her sisters. Married Leon J. Napoli in 1942 and raised four children. Later she worked at Eiband’s Department Store for twenty-two years and was a member of the Elk’s Lodge No. 126. Mary was a life time resident of Galveston until the passing of her husband in 1990. She then moved to live with her daughter and son-in-law in Friendswood, TX. Mary enjoyed going to and being a volunteer at the Friendswood Senior Activity Center for more than twenty years. She was always eager to play card games and dominoes. She loved sports, and was an avid Astros and Rockets fan. Mary was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in League City, TX.
Preceded in death by sisters, Ursula Arena, Rose Hanson, Grace Brick and brothers, Joe and Freddy Magliolo.
Known to her family as “Mimi”, Mary is survived by children, Leon J. Napoli, Jr.(Jackie), Roy M. Napoli(Maureen), JoAnn E. Jessen(John) and David W. Napoli(Marlene); grandchildren, Jaime, Julie, Roy, Jr., Troy, Mark, Sandy, Megan, Emma and Laura Napoli, Jeanie Bolton and Jill Jessen; eleven great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and numerous other family members and friends.
Pallbearers are Roy, Jr., Mark and Troy Napoli, and Steve, Dylon and Jake Bolton.
Guests are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Visitation for Mary from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. Reciting of the Rosary on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX 77591. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am, Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1612 E. Walker Street, League City, TX. 77573 with Interment to follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Dickinson, TX.