John E. Wappel of Westwood and Clearwater FL died on April 18, 2013 at the age of 89. Born in Chicago, Illinois he served on the USS Annapolis during WWII as a member of the US Coast Guard. John was a retired Machinist for Westinghouse Corp. working there for 40 yrs. He was a member of the Norwood Homing Pigeon Club, enjoyed fishing and was a avid gardener. Beloved husband of the late Carolyn A. (Vitelli) Wappel. Devoted father of John E. Wappel and his wife Cinnie of NJ, Marie Maciejko of Westwood and Denise Genesi and her husband Ralph of GA. Brother of the late Joseph, Louis, Theresa and Fr. Hyacinth. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Son of the late Frank A. and Teresa (Graff) Wappel. At the request of the family all services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the American
, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or the Salvation Army www.salvationarmy usa.org. Arrangements by the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home 1248 Washington St. Norwood, MA. 02062, www.kraw-kornack funeralhome.com.
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Published in The Westwood Press from Apr. 20 to Apr. 27, 2013