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Joan M. (Blinkhorn) Polselli

October 12, 1940 — April 19, 2023

Joan M. (Blinkhorn) Polselli

82, of North Providence passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at home. She was the beloved wife of Thomas J. Polselli, Sr. for 62 years.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Aldred and Catherine (Sullivan) Blinkhorn.

She was the devoted mother of Thomas J. Polselli, Jr., Stephen M. Polselli and his wife Debra A. and Daniel J. Polselli and his wife Elizabeth, and was the loving grandmother of Stephanie, Julianna, Zoey, Nicolis,.and Gia. She was the dear sister of Kathleen Sullivan and the loving aunt to several nieces and nephews.

Joanie was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking for her family. Her recipes will be cherished for generations. She will always be remembered as throwing the most epic 4th of July pool parties and having enough food to feed a small country at a Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve.

Visiting hours are Tuesday April 25, 2023 which relatives and friends are invited from 10 am -12 noon in the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory 1278 Park Ave. Cranston followed by her Funeral Service at 12 noon.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or RISPCA 186 Amaral St. East Providence, RI 02915.

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