LOUISE (DeFUSCO) BIANCO, 97, of Cranston, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023 at Briarcliffe Manor in Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Bianco. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Carmine and Louise (Martinelli) DeFusco.
Louise worked in the jewelry industry for many years before retiring and was an active member of the Womens’ Pannese Society.
She was the devoted mother of Michele A. Young and her late husband Stephen of Cranston, Mary L. Wenke and her husband Kenny of KY and Charles R. Bianco and his wife Deborah of Pawtucket; cherished grandmother of Alissa Recupero and her partner Melanie Cousineau, Kerri L. Bessette and her husband Michael, Crystal Bianco and Charlene Hoyle; loving great-grandmother of eight; and dear sister of Barbara Maguire of Cranston and the late Margaret Goneconte, Anna Bianco, Frances Bergandino, Tessie Petronio, Josephine Campagnone, Susie Lanzi, Connie Fazio, Eleanor Olivo, Edward DeFusco, Anthony DeFusco, and Carmine “Chubby” DeFusco.
VISITING HOURS are FRIDAY MORNING, January 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a Funeral Service at 11 a.m. in the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston. Burial will be at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation, 249 Roosevelt Ave. – Suite 201, Pawtucket, RI 02860.