PATRICK LEE NAPOLITANO

Obituary
  • "Oshkosh won't be the same without Super Pat."
  • "Can't believe your gone."
    - Todd Winter
  • "My sincere condolences for all who knew and loved Patrick. ..."
    - Debra Thomas
  • "I know you weren't done yet brother. Will miss you."
    - Lance Alexander
  • "Sending love"
    - Amanda & Sophie

Patrick Napolitano, age 53, was born on April 16, 1965, in Los Angeles, CA, and passed away in the ever so popular 'Queenie', a 1941 Beechcraft D17S Staggerwing, outside of Riberia, NM, early on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Raised in the San Fernando Valley and a resident of Clovis, CA, Patrick was a commercial pilot, instrument rated and an airplane mechanic, ANP with an IA endorsement. He was so much to so many, family and friends as well as the aviation community. Patrick was an accomplished, well respected, compassionate, larger than life personality that will be sadly missed. Patrick was preceded in death by his father, John Louis Napolitano. He is survived by his daughter, Davalena Marie Lane and her husband Chris; his fiancee, Nichole Czaplewski; her two children, Drake and Tabbetha; his mother, Betty Jo Umbarger; his sister, Patricia Lee Napolitano and her husband, Lance Alexander; along with two aunts. Pat's Hangar Party will be held at Fresno Chandler Executive Airport (KFCH) on Saturday, July 7, 2018, from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Michael at info @michaeltaylorevent services.com. Blue skies Pat. You are forever in our hearts.
Published in the Fresno Bee on June 13, 2018