Isadore David BIANCO
November 29, 1932 - May 13, 2018
Isadore David Bianco passed from this earth on Mother's
Day, May 13, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital in
Isadore was born "Isidoro" at 327- 9th Street, Washington,
D.C., on November 29, 1932 at 10:50 p.m. to Felice
Bianco and Antonietta Trombino Bianco.
According to his birth certificate, he was the 6th child
born to his mother, though the number of children living at the time of his birth was five.
His mother was 35 and father 42 at the time of his birth, and the midwife was Mrs.
E.F. Finelli. Isadore's father was a barber.
Isadore was baptized by the Reverend Francis F. Chodnicki, at Mt. Calvary Roman
Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., on April 8th, 1961. His sponsors were John J.
and Louise Alleva.
Isadore attended Wallach Elementary School in 1938. He received the Hine Junior
High School Certificate of Honor for outstanding achievement in accordance with the
Hine Honor Awards Plan on June 13, 1949. From the Chamberlain Vocational High
School on October 1st, 1949, Isadore received a certificate appointing him Corporal
in the 10th Regiment of the High School Cadets, to follow all orders received from the
Board of Education, his Principal, his Military Instructors and all Superior Officers. It
also charged and required all Noncommissioned Officers and Cadets under his
command to be obedient to his orders.
Isadore completed his U.S. Naval Course for Boatswain's Mate 3, on October 17,
He received a commendation letter from the Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Wasp,
R.C. Needham, which commended Isadore for his excellent performance of duty
during the vessel's stay in the Hong Kong area. He completed his military service on
December 6, 1960 as a Seaman.
Isadore worked for the Blitz Company and then Ricci and Tenaglis.
In 1957 he started a three year apprenticeship with Anthony Izzo Company, where he
received employment, training and instruction in the Bricklayer trade. He received his
certification of completion of apprenticeship from Anthony Izzo Company on April 9,
1960 and from Local Union #1 District of Columbia April 27, 1960.
Isadore was married to Carol Ann Brown by the Methodist Minister Stephen C.
Thomas on December 31st, 1955 in Nevada, with Leo D. Botkin and Roberta J.
Brown as witnesses. They were married a second time in St. Francis Xavier Church in
Washington, D.C. on April 6, 1960, with Angelo Celia and Evelyn Watts as witnesses.
In October of 1975, Isadore moved his family from Oxon Hill, Maryland to Solway,
Minnesota, where he owned a business for several years. He returned with Carol to
Waldorf, Maryland in 1987, where he resumed his bricklaying career. In 1999, they
both moved back to Minneapolis, then to Bemidji, Minnesota. In 2011, they moved to
Locust Grove, Virginia. In 2014, they moved to Turtle River, Minnesota. Finally, in
2018 they returned to Locust Grove, Virginia.
Isadore is survived by his wife Carol, his son Michael (Joanne) and daughter Jana
Barberio (John), grandchildren Antonio, Quintin, Dijon, Seraphina and Vittorio; his
sisters Josephine Davis (Jim), Katherine Merritt (Bernard) and many nieces and
Isadore is predeceased by his parents Felice, Antonietta, his sisters Nina Buccelli,
Ursula Winn, Frances Constantine, Rose Bianco, his niece Felicia Constantine,
nephews Jim Winn and Roger Winn and a grandniece Loretta Guilhuly.
A burial service is to be scheduled at Cheltenham Veteran's Cemetery in Maryland.