Robert William Paolantonio

April 17, 1930April 29, 2021

Robert W. “Bob” Paolantonio, 91, passed away on April 29, 2021. Son of the late Gaetano and Angelina (Celonna) Paolantonio.

Husband of the late Mary L. (Bilodeau) Paolantonio. Father in law of Nicholas Cardillo, with whom he resided. Grandfather of Anjali Coleman, brother of Richard Paolantonio and Rosemarie Janelle. Father of the late Robert W. Paolantonio Jr., Dana A. Cardillo, brother of the late Frank, Alfred and Ernesto Paolantonio.

He also leaves many nieces and nephews and his beloved companion Nico.

Bob worked in the jewelry industry for many years before his retirement. He was an avid New York Yankees fan and loved to play golf with his brother and nephew. His family was the center of his life, and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 11 a.m. in Saint Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, May 7, 2021

  • Burial

    Friday, May 7, 2021


Robert William Paolantonio

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Vittoria Sault

May 6, 2021

So sorry to hear about the passing of Cousin Bob. My family enjoyed his hospitality at his summer get togethers,and his wonderful personality.Sincere condolences to the family.
Vicki Sault, Michele, and Nicole.

Anthony & Boscia

May 5, 2021

Dear Anjali, Nick & Family,
We are sorry of the passing of your loved one Bob, Our thoughts, prayers and heartfelt sympathy are with you. God Bless, Anthony & Lucille Boscia