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Salvatore Big Sal A. Bianco, 76, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Born on October 19th, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Lucy (Cioffi) Bianco.
Salvatore came to Niagara Falls with his family on April 1st, 1955 with his family. On September 25, 1965, he married Diane C. (DiCicco) Bianco at St. Josephs Church. He was formerly employed at St. Marys Hospital, and worked primarily as a Laborer with Laborers Local #91 from 1958 until 1992. He enjoyed making homemade wine and homemade sausage, and also will be remembered for his incredible pizza and chow mein. Sal enjoyed making people laugh, and was known for his classic hat and cigar. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife of 51 years, Mr. Bianco is survived by his children, Anthony Bianco, Salvatore Bianco, John (Gina) Bianco, and Carmine (Angela) Bianco; his grandchildren, Jenna, Salvatore, Nina, Stella, Emily, and Luca Bianco; his siblings, Vincent (Cynthia) Bianco, William (Diane) Ciminello, Ann Ciminello, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren and friends. In addition to his parents, Sal was predeceased by his brother, Anthony Bianco, and his uncle William Bill Barrette.
Thanks for everything…..
Thanks for always being there for us when we needed you most.
Thanks for your incredible sense of humor. And you unmatched ability to make everyone laugh at any moment…Good or Bad.
Thanks for putting us to bed every night. Even though it took you an extra 20 minutes to carry Johnny up the steps.
Thanks for always going to all of our baseball & basketball games. And always keeping the refs in line.
Thanks for sharing all of your wisdom, strength & generosity you have taught us over the years.
Thanks for being an amazing husband to mom, as well as the most incredible and influential father anyone could hope for.
Thanks for all of the homemade pizzas & milkshakes you made whenever we had friends over.
Thanks for bestowing your wisdom on us every Sunday during football season. Even though you only won 4 times a year.
Thanks for being the most caring and loving grandfather to Jenna, Salvatore, Stella, Nina, Emily, and Luca.
And most of all thank you for giving us the honor of being Big Sals sons, our rock, our hero, best friend.
Thanks for EVERYTHING…That is what my dad told me before he passed away. I replied, Are you kidding? I love you! And I know you would do the same for me. Then he shook his head yes.
Ill love you forever.
Your son,
Visitation will be on Friday from 2 4 & 6 8 P.M. at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 9th, at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301. Interment in Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House at Strong Memorial Hospital, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, NY 14620. Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for register.
Published on September 3, 2017
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