World War II veteran
Domenic Paolucci, 93, passed away March 1, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of Beverly R. (Slezak) Paolucci of West Warwick. They had just celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this past February.
Born in the Hillsgrove section of Warwick, he was the son of the late Paul and Carmella (Carano) Paolucci. Mr. Paolucci was a World War II Army veteran. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, Monsignor Blessing Counsel of Coventry and a member of St. Mary’s Parish (Crompton). He will always be remembered by his kindness and how he was so soft-spoken and never had a bad word to say about anyone.
Besides his wife Beverly he is survived by two children, Domenic Paolucci and his wife, Marleen, of Hopkinton and Paula Marsh and her husband, James, of West Warwick; a grandson, James Marsh Jr. and his wife, Dianna, of West Warwick; two great-grandchildren, Adam and Carly Marsh of West Warwick; and two siblings, Lucy Simas of West Warwick and Herman Paolucci of Warwick. He was the brother of the late James Paolucci.
A Mass of Christian Burial took place March 5 at St. Mary’s Church (Crompton), 70 Church St., West Warwick, followed with interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery with military honors. Visitation was held prior to Mass at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Ave., West Warwick.
Donations may be to St. Mary’s Cemetery, 70 Church St., West Warwick or to Home & Hospice Care of RI (South Team), 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI. Information and condolences available at carpenterjenks.com.