Edith Sordi Bianco


First Posted: 1/20/2013

Edith Sordi Bianco, 94, formerly of Pittston, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at home with her loving daughter at her side.

Her husband, the late Raphael (Ray) Bianco, passed away in 2001.

Born in Oklahoma on Nov. 11, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Francesco and Antonia Sordi.

She was raised in Jessup. She married Raphael (Ray) Bianco and moved to Pittston.

She was a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Edith was preceded in death by a brother, Elliot Sordi, and three sisters, Louise Pennoni, Mary Blasi and Yolanda LaPorta.

Surviving is her daughter, Patricia Ann Sciandra, who lovingly took care of Edith in their home for the past 11 years. Also surviving are two granddaughters, Jodi Ann Sciandra and MiaCara Sciandra.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William St., Pittston. Entombment was in Memorial Shrine, West Wyoming.

Arrangements are by the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston.

Memorial donations may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.

Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

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