Shirley A. (Colasante) Panarello


Shirley A. (Colasante) Panarello, 78, of Warwick, passed away on October 18, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Bart Panarello.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John and Theresa M. (Tomasso) Colasante.

Shirley was the devoted mother of Jayne Panarello and her companion, Scott Grant of Warwick, Donald Panarello and his wife, Mary and Carol Panarello-Doyle of Coventry; loving grandmother of Daniel, Ashley, Ronnie, Joey, Nicholas, Christopher and Kayla; and dear sister of Joseph Colasante of Lee, New Hampshire and Grace Rubin of Providence.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, followed by a Graveside Service at Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery in Exeter. Visiting hours are Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

At the request of her family, please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to: Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd., East Providence, RI 02914. Visit for online condolences


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