Mr. Joseph “Joe” Bianco of Lebanon passed from this life on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at his home. Born in Hazelton, Pennsylvania on March 19, 1951 to the late Carmen Anthony and Letha (Brown) Bianco, he was 71 years of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. Mr. Bianco was a retired chemical engineer for Merck Pharmaceuticals. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served his country honorably during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed riding his Harley, tinkering with old cars, and time spent with family and friends, but always made it clear that his beloved dog K. Gee had precedent.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Three children: Dawn Marie McFeeley and husband Michael of New Jersey, Kimberley Sue Gutierrez and husband Jonathan of New Jersey, and JoAnn Tracey Bianco and fiancé Michael McElroy of Lebanon,
A friend and former spouse: Susan Olender,
A sister: Lynn Rivera and husband Ruben of Tennessee,
Eight grandchildren: Gregory Bianco, Kayla Komoroski, Vincent Beatrice, Amanda Komoroski, Johnathan Meskowsky, Jeremiah Meskowsky, Jennifer Meskowsky, and Josephine Lerant,
A brother-in-law: James Racelis of Tennessee,
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Mr. Bianco chose cremation. Those wishes were entrusted to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellville.
A memorial service to honor the life of Mr. Bianco will be conducted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 5:30 PM in the sanctuary of the Abundant Life Church, 549 North Spalding Ave, Lebanon, KY.
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