Faith A. (Heller) Bianco, age 83, a resident of St. Mary's Home East, died there on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. She was born in Luzerne, Pa., July 10, 1929, a daughter of the late William H. and Mabel (Holley) Heller. Faith was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. She enjoyed ceramics, crossword puzzles and reading. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank J. Bianco in 2001, two sisters, Ruth Trowbridge and Alma Ostroski and two brothers, William and Fred Heller. Survivors include two sons, Joseph J. Bianco, wife Christine of Derry, N.H., James Bianco, wife Phillipa of Ontario, N.Y.; and a daughter Angela Caron, husband Paul of Erie; three grandchildren Tamar Kozicki of New Hampshire, Sara Bianco of North Carolina and Joseph Bianco of Ontario N.Y. Several great-grandchildren and an "adopted" daughter, Paulette Davis and her son Ben also survive. Friends may call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLP, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th Street, Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and may attend services there on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 9:30 a.m. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Emmaus Soup Kitchen, 345 East 9th Street, Erie, 16503.
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Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory
845 East 38th Street Erie, PA 16504
Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 31, 2013