William N. Napert, Jr., age 65, of Fall River, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 in Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Janice Anne (Bednarz) Napert.
Bill was born in Fall River, he was a son of the late William N. Napert, Sr. and Lorraine (Berard) Napert. He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees and was a Vietnam Combat Veteran holding the rank of Equipment Operator Master Chief Petty Officer for 31 years. After serving his country he continued his education to obtain his Master Degree of Arts and Education. Mr. Napert was an educator for many years with the Fall River Public School System, first as a woodworking teacher at the Talbot Middle School before serving as a Vice Principal.
Mr. Napert was a parishioner of St. Bernadette's Parish. He was a life member of VFW Post 486, NERA, SVA, MCB-12 CB Association, SEAAA, FRA and Knights of Columbus Prevost Council. He was an avid Patriot's fan.
Besides his wife of 43 years, he is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Marie Quartochi and her husband Matthew and Elizabeth Ann Benoit and her husband Robert all of Fall River; four brothers, Donald Napert of Lakeville, Gerald P. Napert of Sterling, VA, Michael R. Napert and his wife Susan of Fall River and Marc A. Napert of Fall River; one sister, Denise C. Smith of Broadhead, WI; one granddaughter, Gianna Marie Quartochi; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Jennifer Diane Napert and brother of the late Christine A. Cabral.
Mr. Napert's funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 10:00AM in the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, MA. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. . In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation to Veteran's Assoc. of Bristol County, 755 Pine St. Fall River, MA 02720.