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Paula Guarnaccia

June 29, 1938 ~ July 29, 2018 (age 80)

Guarnaccia Paula E (Ricci) of East Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family by her bedside on July 29.

Beloved wife of 56 years to Joseph J Guarnaccia.

 Devoted mother of Rocco Guarnaccia and wife Christine of Wilmington, Pia Penney and husband Steven of East Boston, Dr Joseph R Guarnaccia and wife Melissa of Windham N.H.

Loving daughter of the late John and Pia (Lepri)Ricci.

Dear sister of Myron Ricci of Bedford N.H, Frank Ricci of East Boston, and Joyce Boyan of Reading.

Cherished  grandmother of Joseph Robert, Zachary Matthew, Joseph Charles, Sarah Faith and Christopher Ricci.

Also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Mrs. Guarnaccia 's life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday Aug 2 from 4-8pm and again on Friday morning at 7:30am before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church East Boston for a funeral mass in celebration of her life at 9am. Services will conclude with Mrs. Guarnaccia being laid to rest in Holy Cross cemetery.

The Guarnaccia family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, particularly 2 South for all their care and love they gave  to our wife and mother. For that reason in honoring Mrs. Guarnaccia in lieu of flowers,  memorial donations may be made to the Spaulding Hospital Attn: Development Office 1575 Cambridge St., Cambridge 02138.

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