PAUL J MESSINA -- Johnston

Nardolillo Funeral Home, Inc. Paul Joseph Messina

19, of Johnston, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence after a two year battle with leukemia. Born in Providence, he was the son of Paul J. and Lori (Mignanelli) Messina Sr. Paul was a graduate of Cranston West High School, Class of 2006. He loved off-roading.

Besides his parents he is survived by his sister Lana M. Messina of Johnston. He was the grandson of Aldo and Rose (Paterno) Mignanelli of Johnston and Irene (Gervais) Messina of Providence and the late Peter Messina. Paul was the nephew of Jayne Bianca and her husband Bob of Johnston, John Mignanellli and his wife Maria of Cranston, James A. Messina and his wife Irene of Florida, Irene Blum and Barbara Fisher both of Providence. He is also survived by numerous cousins.

Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME, 1278 Park Avenue, Cranston on Friday at 8:45 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph’s Church, Danielson Pike, North Scituate. Burial will be in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS Thursday 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tomorrow Fund, RI Hospital Campus, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903.

Condolence Messages
Dear Mr. & Mrs. Messina. Paul was a Very good Friend of mine in school. we grew up together. he was my little buddy! i Got him listing to all that music he liked and the way he liked to dress. it was as if we were the biggest punk\'s in the Ferri middle school... i lost touch with him when i had moved! and i really wish i hadn\'t.. but i will always have the memories of my good friend Paul. i am sorry for your lose!
-- Daniel Williams (01/21/09)
Dear Lori, We are saddened to hear of the loss of your son. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
-- Herb and Sylvia Stickland (05/11/07)

Reported: 05/08/07 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Nardolillo Funeral Home, Inc. (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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