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Roland A. "Roly Nap" 'Miracle Man' Napierata Veteran
September 19, 2021


Roland A. “Roly Nap” ’MiracleMan’ Napierata fought his last battle and passed away peacefully Sunday, September 19, 2021, 73 days before his 80th birthday.
He leaves his wife of 52 years, with whom he was inseperable, Maureen D. “Mo Nap” (Gilmore) , his daughter Jennifer Mancini and her husband Greg of Webster, his son Lee “Bonz” Napierata and his wife Sarah of Marlborough and their delicate flowers Brooke and Paige to whom he was ‘Pep’. He also leaves behind a brother, Walter E. “Nappy” Napierata, Jr. and his wife Sharon, 2 sisters Nathalie ‘Tootie” Morin and Theresa “Terri” Naumann and her husband Roy, many nieces and nephews and so many other lives that he touched.
Roly was born in Webster December 1, 1941 son of the late Walter E. and Claire A. (Guerin) Napierata ,Sr. and was also predeceased by a sister Barbara “Bobbie” Walker who died in 1984.
He spent his early years working at the family diner Nap’s Diner /19th Hole, and then many years as Mr. Fix- It at Gatzke Hardware and his ‘Prime’ being the “Social Butterfly” at Webster Housing which was his last job which he enjoyed.
He was a graduate of Bartlett High School and also was a U.S. Navy veteran.
The family would like to Thank his many Dr’s and nurses who cared for him, especially his nurses at Fresenius Dialysis Center and the Dr’s and nurses at 2 Lakeside ICU at U. Mass Hospital.
There are no calling hours.
A Funeral Service will be private at the convenience of the family.
In his honor the family requests that you say “Hi” to someone you don’t know.
In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Fresenius South County Dialysis Center or the Community Cat Connection both in Webster.
Arrangements are under the care of Robert J. Miller Funeral Home and Lake Chapel, 366 School St.
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Robert J. Miller Funeral Home - Webster
366 School Street
Webster, MA 01570