Paula J. Johnson
Date of Passing:
Johnson, Paula J. (Whalen), 59, of Crescent View Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully at home on August 23, 2023 surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph and Carol (Lyons) Whalen, she was a lifelong resident of Riverside.
Paula enjoyed spending time with her loving family.
She is survived by two sons, Anthony Palermo III of Cranston and Brian Palermo of Riverside; four grandchildren, Jayla Palermo, Natalia Palermo, Anthony Palermo IV and Alyanna Palermo; two sisters, Norma Bettencourt of South County, RI and Colleen Costa of Johnston; two brothers, Patrick Whalen and Joseph Whalen both of Riverside and several nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours will be held in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside on Saturday September 2, 2023 from 1-3 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Paula’s memory to the American Lung Association, 260 West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02903 would be deeply appreciated.