PORTLAND — Concetta Josephine Nappi Egan, 90, of Portland, died Oct. 17.
She was born Feb. 20, 1924, daughter of John and Lucretia (Montecalvo) Nappi. On July 24, 1948, “Chris” married James Egan, in Portland. The couple resided in Brighton, Massachusetts, where they both worked for Hood Rubber Co. Over her life, Egan went on to become a successful businesswoman, owning and managing restaurants in Maine and Massachusetts.
Egan had a passion for shopping and loved any good bargain that she could pass on to her many family members.
She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, James, who died on May 21, 1992; her son-in-law, Richard Kennedy; her seven brothers, Samuel, Carlo, Nick, Tony, John, Mike and Albert Nappi; and her sister, Mary Hanlon.
Egan is survived by her daughter, Ann Marie Kennedy, of Marlborough, Massachusetts; three grandsons, Matthew Kennedy and wife, Amy, of Butler, New Jersey, Christopher Kennedy and companion, Felicia Luke, and Jonathan Kennedy, of Marlborough, Massachusetts; three great-grandchildren, Kaelin and Jackson Kennedy and Kiera Luke; brothers, Joseph and wife, Antinette, Sabatino and wife, Francis, of Portland, Frank Nappi and companion, Carol Johnson, of Gray, Philip and wife, Jutta, of Scarborough; sisters, Lucy Butts and husband, Simmie, of Portland, and Rose Dennis of Alabama; sisters-in-law, Anita Nappi, of Yarmouth, Rose Nappi, of Falmouth, and Antinette Nappi, of Portland; nephew, Albert Nappi and grandniece, Taylor Nappi, who resided with her; and many other nieces and nephews.
Egan’s family would like to thank the staff at Maine Medical Center for their kindness and support.
Visiting hours were held Oct. 24, with a Mass of Christian burial celebrated Oct. 25 at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 72 Federal St., Portland. Interment will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Egan’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074.