Napierala, Lynne I.
Lynne I. Napierala, 46, of Johnson City, passed away on March 3, 2016. She was predeceased by her grandmother, Ruth Alexander and her father, Michael Schwartz. She is survived by her loving family; daughter, Rebecca Napierala; mother, Evelyn Alexander; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Brian McKinley; aunt and uncle, Mindy and John Dillon of California; best friend, Cathy Dillenbeck, as well as Dan Napierala, husband of 15 years, and the entire Napierala family. Lynne worked at East Middle School in Binghamton for over 17 years, as a reading teacher. She loved her job and the students that she worked with. She will be remembered as a jokester and for her love of animals including her two dogs, Snoopy and Belle; her three cats, Tiger, Lily and Leia as well as her nine goats and pony. Lynne enjoyed traveling, scrapbooking and scuba diving. Funeral Services will be held at the J. F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, on Saturday at 10AM. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 4-7PM. In lieu of flowers, those wishing, may make contributions to the Lynne Napierala Education Fund at a local Visions Bank branch. The scholarship will benefit former East Middle School students pursuing a college education. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.jfricefuneralhome.com