Gloria N. (Pono) Nappa


Gloria N. (Pono) Nappa, 87, died Wednesday, February 5, 2020. She was the wife of the late Pasquale C. Nappa Jr., and a daughter of the late Chester and Lucy (Romano) Pono.

Gloria was formerly employed as a bookkeeper with Raul Engineering and taught head start for 10 years. She was a resident of the Oakland Beach section of Warwick since 1954 and was a communicant of St. Rita Church.

She was the beloved mother of Michael J. Nappa, Joseph A. Nappa, Det. WPD (ret.) and his wife. Beth. and the late Thomas P. Nappa. She was the sister of Vincent Pono, Jane Williams, Lucille Pono and the late Chester Pono. She is also survived by six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held Saturday, February 8 at 9 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Rita Church, Oakland Beach Avenue. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. Visiting hours are Friday, Feb. 7 from 4-8 p.m. For information and condolences visit


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