Angelina A. Bianco passed away surrounded by her family on Aug. 20, 2007.
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She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Anthony and Sarah (Collins) Ciullo.
She married Joseph Bianco on Feb. 22, 1947. They made their home in Brooklyn and moved to Queens in 1951. While living there, she was involved in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. She worked as an executive secretary for Sears Roebuck in Manhattan until 1962.
The family moved to North Stonington in 1965 where she became involved with the Democratic Women's Club and the North Stonington Nursing Board. She was a member of the North Stonington Board of Education serving as the chairwoman for two terms and served on the North Stonington Permanent Building Committee.
She was a founding member of Saint Thomas More Church serving as a religious educator, a former member of the All Seasons Council, a community leader and a Eucharistic Minister.
She also was a longtime volunteer at The Westerly Hospital. Her many memberships included the North Stonington Golden Agers and the North Stonington Senior Center.
She retired from the Supervisor of Shipbuilding in Groton in 1991 after serving as the government liaison of the NR1 Project.
She is survived by her daughter, Andrea Sellins and her husband, David; son, Joseph Bianco and his wife, Constance; daughter, Elaine Headley and her husband, Sam; daughter, Clare Ornburn and her husband, Chris; and her daughter-in-law, Grace Curley. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and her two brothers, Raymond and Anthony.
She was predeceased by Joseph, her husband of 53 years, and her son, John.
The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Thomas Moore Church, 87 Mystic Road, North Stonington, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St Michael Cemetery in Pawcatuck. The family will receive friends at Mystic Funeral Home, Route 1, Mystic, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to The Trust for the Children of John Bianco, c/o Debbie Metcalfe, 3 Pickering Court, Danvers, MA 01923.
The Bianco family invites you to visit http://www.mysticfuneralhome.com for obituary information, directions and an online memorial register to leave a note of condolence.
Mystic Funeral Home - Mystic
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Published in The Westerly Sun on Aug. 21, 2007