of Priscilla Ave., Providence, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. She was the beloved wife for 48 years of James R. Pace. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Francesco “Frank” and Maria (Geremia) Paolantonio.
Maria was a member of Local 217 and worked in the hospitality industry for many years.
Besides her husband James, she was the devoted and cherished mother of Dana M. Pace and James A. Pace, both of Providence; dear sister of Frank Paolantonio of North Kingstown, Jean Manfredi of Johnston and the late Alan Paolantonio; and loving aunt and godmother to many.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, October 12th at 10 a.m. from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, followed by burial at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS are Monday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a FUNERAL SERVICE at 7 p.m. to which relatives and friends are invited.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hope Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.
To send sympathy gifts to the family or plant a tree in memory of Maria M. (Paolantonio) Pace, please visit our tribute store.