David Andrew DiNapoli

David Andrew DiNapoli - Rochester Cremation

David Andrew DiNapoli, aged 60, passed away on June 10, 2023, at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY after a short illness. David was a man of many talents and will be remembered for his passions in life. He found joy in his artistic pursuits, culinary endeavors, and his love for music and travel, particularly to the vibrant city of New Orleans.

David leaves behind a legacy of love. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Doris DiNapoli of Rochester, NY. He is survived by his beloved sister, Rose DiNapoli, and her husband Michael Sitcov and his loving daughters, Nicole DiNapoli (Scott Dunton) and Christina DiNapoli (Jesse Briden). David held a special place in his heart for his adored granddaughter, Sharlet Dunton. David will be missed terribly by his many nieces, nephews, and cousins and all those who knew and loved him.

In lieu of services and flowers, the family kindly requests contributions to be made to the Trombone Shorty Foundation. Donations can be made online at:

Trombone Shorty Foundation

David will forever be remembered for his remarkable artistic talent, culinary mastery, and his unwavering passion for music and exploration. His presence in our lives will be deeply missed, but his spirit will continue to inspire and guide us.

May his soul rest in eternal peace.

4 Condolences

  1. Michelle Fischer on July 3, 2023 at 8:59 am

    My sincerest sympathy for your loss. I worked with Dave at RIT. He was quite the character! I enjoyed working with him. May he rest in peace.

  2. Jilohn Cordaro on July 3, 2023 at 11:05 am

    I’m so sorry to hear such terrible news. Dave was always a great friend and fun to be around. God Speed Dave, you’ll be missed by many.

  3. Laurie Campbell on July 3, 2023 at 8:25 pm

    I’m so so sorry! Sending prayers and hugs!

  4. Ken Hudson on July 27, 2023 at 6:13 pm

    So sorry to hear about Daves passing. He was my friend for 45 years. I will miss him very much. Rest at peace sir.

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