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Pearl A. Naples 1923-2020

Pearl Arlene (Farr) Naples, 97, of Wallingford, Connecticut died peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Regency House in Wallingford. She was born in Portland, Maine on February 3, 1923 daughter of Harold and Josephine Farr. In the 1930’s, she worked in her parents bakery, delivering breads and pastries to local businesses in Portland Maine. She worked and took great pride in a Leather/Boot Factory sewing Army boots for our soldiers during WWII.

Pearl and her husband, Neil, moved to Wallingford in the late 50’s, starting and raising a family. In the 1960’s Pearl enjoyed cooking Pheasant dinners, provided by her husband’s, Double N Pheasant farm, for area families during popular holidays. Pearl lived in Wallingford, for 70 years, many of them with her daughter Luanne.

Pearl never left the house without her Pride and Joy Kaitlyn (Granddaughter), who traveled on a regular daily routine through DD and Stop & Shop.

She drove a Wallingford public school bus for many years and worked as a crossing guard at E.C. Stevens Elementary School. Pearl took great pride in growing beautiful rose bushes in her yard and always had a puppy or two to love and care for. Pearl loved to watch and coach the New York Yankees from her living room couch, often making better calls than the Managers themselves. Pearl was a tough, stubborn, little cookie, standing 5 foot tall at 105lbs.

She is survived by her sons; Ronald Napolitano Sr and wife June, Meriden, CT. Neil Napolitano Jr and wife Elizabeth Wallingford, CT. Her daughters; Laverne Salvati and husband John, Maryville, TN. Luanne Naples Wallingford, CT. Arlene Piper Scarborough, ME and her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was pre-deceased by her husband Neil (Naples) Napolitano Sr. Her partner of 28 years, Ralph Prejean. Her sons Anthony (Naples) Napolitano and Sonny Marsh. Brothers Phillip, Ernest, Jimmy, Donald & Harold. Sisters June & Irene.

Arrangements are under the direction of Abbey Cremation Services.

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Services will be private.

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