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.
Reported: 05/08/07 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Nardolillo Funeral Home, Inc. (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)