Vera N. Naples, 92, of New Castle passed away the morning of Friday, March 9, 2018, at Jameson Care Center.
Born on May 24, 1925, in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late Amato and Concetta Sforza Germani.
On June 20, 1946, she married her beloved husband, Anthony F. "Pee Wee" Naples Sr., and the two of them spent more than 68 years together until he preceded her in death on July 8, 2014.
In her earlier years, Vera had worked in the gold room for Shenango China.
She was a member of St. Vitus Church.
Known for her sauce, Vera loved cooking and baking, and also enjoyed ceramics. She cherished the time she spent with her family.
Vera is survived by her children, Anthony "Butch" Naples Jr. of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, and Andrea Householder and husband, Dave, of Ellwood City; grandchildren, Melanie McIntyre Scott and husband, Brian Scott, and Emily McIntyre Tunstall and husband, Jason Tunstall; and great-grandchild, Carter Anthony Scott.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Alfred Germani; and sisters, Mary Germani and Rose Lombardo.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Family and friends are asked to meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vitus Church for a Mass of Christian burial, officiated by the Rev. Zachary Galiyas.
Interment will take place in Parkside Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on March 11, 2018