James “Jim” Anthony Napoleone, age 82, of Gulf Breeze, FL, was called home suddenly September 07, 2021. He was born September 16, 1938, in Pittsburgh, PA, to the late Antonio and Lucy Ventura Napoleone. Jim moved his family many times in his long career in workplace safety and health, serving as one of the first OSHA officers in Columbus, OH. Eventually he moved to Green Bay, WI, as corporate safety director for Green Bay Packaging. He retired in 2005 and with his wife, Mary Ann, moved to Gulf Breeze, FL. His concern for others manifested throughout his career and association with colleagues. Friends remember his compassion and positive outlook. Jim remained fit in body, mind, and spirit. His love of life continues to inspire others.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Antonio Napoleone and Lucy Ventura Napoleone. Those left with fond memories, are his wife, Mary Ann Napoleone; children, Anthony (Cary) Napoleone, Edward (Suzanne) Napoleone, both of Baltimore, MD, and Ann (Scott) Enright, of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Daniel and Samuel Napoleone, both of Baltimore, MD; sisters, Grace Ann (Angelo) Nolfi, and Mary De Angelis; and a host of extended family and friends.
Services will be announced as details become available. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Jim’s memory to the charity of your choice.
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