ZANNI, JOYCE ELIZABETH (PAOLINO) 73, of Johnston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday March 3. Joyce was the daughter the late John L. Paolino and Katherine (Gesualdi) Paolino. She is survived by her three devoted sons and their wives, Anthony & Lynn Zanni, David & Lori Zanni, John & Melissa Zanni. Joyce had 9 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren. Joyce has many loving siblings - twin sister Janice Casey, Toni Ponto & Ronald Paolino of Florida, John Paolino & Kathleen Parsons of Rhode Island, Karen Bradley of California and Donald Paolino of Mass, and several Nieces & Nephews. She was sister of the late Lawrence and Donna Paolino, Joyce was a retired caregiver of the elderly. She compassionately donated her body to Cancer Research. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013, 10:00 am at New Beginnings Christian Church, 122 Laurens Street, Cranston, RI 02910.
Published in The Providence Journal on Mar. 6, 2013