CUMBERLAND, Rhode Island - Funeral services for Mrs. Paula Jannarelli Messer, 57, of Rhode Island Ave., Cumberland, R.I., who died Friday, January 24, 2003 at the University Hospital, Augusta, will be conducted Thursday at St. Judes Catholic Church, Cumberland, R.I.; under the direction of the Bellows Funeral Home. Mrs. Messer was lifelong resident of Cumberland, R.I. She was a communicant of St. Judes Catholic Church and retired from Cumberland High School. Survivors include her husband, Cornelius B. Messer, a son, Timothy Allen Messer, Cumberland, R.I.; a daughter, Julie Ann Messer, Cranston, R.I.; her father, Albert Jannarelli, Cumberland, R.I.; a brother, Allen Jannarelli, Cumberland, R.I., two grandchildren, Matthew LaChance and Paul Eric Messer. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).
The Augusta Chronicle January 26, 2003