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Louis Phillip Naple, Sr.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Louis Phillip Naple, Sr., 84, made his home in Colorado Springs, CO, died on March 23, 2009. Louis was born on August 1, 1924 to Louis and Rose (Shackett) Naple in Worcester, MA. Louis joined the Marine Corps 1941-1945, served in World War II in the Pacific was in the 2nd Marine Division, 8th Mar. and was awarded three purple hearts.

Following Honorable Discharge from the Marine Corps, Louis worked for the civil service at Fort Carson, NORAD and the Falcon Air Station retiring from service in 1995.

He is survived by one brother, Angelo Naples and his wife Nina of Holden; one sister, Phylis Tomialol of Worcester; son, Louis P. Naple Jr. and his wife Patricia of Worcester; daughter, Gloria Jean Rivera and her husband Bernie of Leominster; and seven other children who make their homes in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Alabama and California. Louis is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Naple; and one daughter, Tanya Akers.

Louis was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Louis was a member of the Blackstone Valley Detachment 911 in Millbury.

Louis was waked at the Evergreen Funeral Home, Colorado Springs, CO. Mass was said at St. Dominic's Catholic Church, full Military Honors were given and Louis was cremated and his ashes laid to rest in Colorado Springs.

Donations may be made in memory of Louis to the Worcester Vet Center, 691 Grafton St., Worcester, MA 01604.

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Date:Apr 16, 2009
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