Ronnie Bianchi passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Ronnie was born on March 23, 1941 in Lodi, where he lived with his parents Linda and Vico Bianchi.
Ronnie attended Lodi schools, Lodi High School thru 1959. After school he traveled to the east coast and Hawaii.
On his return, he entered San Joaquin Delta College and continued to UCLA
. Upon graduating he started a career in the life insurance industry in Los Angeles.
Ronnie returned to Lodi, in April 1988, to assist his parents.
Now living in Lodi, he became involved in the community. He was active at Hill House, Historical Society and St. Anne's Catholic Church. As a boy he was at the ribbon cutting of the new Lodi Memorial Hospital, and years later, he attended the opening of the new Lodi Memorial Hospital addition.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vico Bianchi in 1998 and Linda Bianchi in 2009.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 2, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way in Lodi.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 10 a.m., at Cherokee Memorial Cemetery, Harney Lane at Highway 99.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Anne's Catholic Church, or Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation.