Katherine A. Cecere Napolitano, 94, of East Haven passed away peacefully on Monday, December 7, 2015 at Yale-New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael campus.  She was the beloved wife of 67 years to the late Michael A. Napolitano. Katherine was born in Derby on June 12, 1921; daughter of the late Ferdinand and Rose Biasucci Cecere and had worked for the New Haven Register. Katherine enjoyed traveling, going to the East Haven Senior Center, was an avid parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Church, but most of all was devoted to and enjoyed her family whom she loved unconditionally.  Mother of Ret. EHPD Frank (Linda) Napolitano, Anthony (Barbara) Napolitano, Robert Napolitano and his friend Kristin Lund.  Grandmother of Frank Napolitano, Jr., Stephanie and Nicole Napolitano, Jennifer Napolitano, Barbara (Marc) Tardalo and Michael (Danielle) Barone. Also survived by five great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to go directly to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 80 Taylor Avenue, East Haven at 9:30 am Saturday to attend a Mass of Christian burial and are also invited to attend the committal services immediately following in Mount Saint Peter Cemetery, Derby.  The visiting hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 pm at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue.  Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 45 Ash Street, East Hartford, CT  06108.