Paula and her late husband owned and operated Ocean Medical Lab, North Providence for many years. She also worked for the East Side Clinical Lab.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son Ronald R. Tanzi, Jr. his wife Megan a daughter Danielle Siena Tanzi and her husband Scott, one brother Michael Rocchio and a grandson Cristian A. Tanzi. She was the sister of the late Angela Borrasi and Alberta Shurtleff.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 30, 2023, at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visitation is respectfully omitted.