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Paolino Bianchi - 90

4/8/1930 - 4/17/2020

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Paolino Bianchi. Age 90. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Born in Amaseno, Provincia di Frosinone, Italy. Italian Army Veteran. Immigrated to the United States in 1964. Baker for Ferrara Candy Factory, Welder for Thrall Car and then retiring from Dunkin Donuts. Beloved husband for 66 years of Vittoria nee Altobelli. Loving father of Joseph (Mary Beth) Bianchi, Rosemary (Enzo) Popolla and Susan (Tom) Ryan. “Nonno” of Joseph (Emily) Bianchi, Christopher (Collette) Bianchi, Jason (Kristina) Bianchi, Sarah (Jacob) Miller, Matthew, Stephen, Elisabeth Bianchi, Monica (Gustavo) Fraga, Julie Popolla, Christina (Chad) Vlietstra, Miranda (Noah) Brim, Grace Ryan and the late Angela Popolla. “Bisnonno” of 16. Son of the late Maria nee Lauretti and Giovanni Bianchi. Brother of Michele (Franca) Bianchi, Antonio (Anna) Bianchi, Biaggio “Benny” (Diane) Bianchi, Pearl (Frank) Pisterzi, the late Nancy (late Rocco) Lucari and Annette (Joseph) Pisterzi. Brother in-law of Luciana Bianchi. “Zio” and friend of many. Due to the current circumstances, entombment services were private at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. For further info Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 and


  • Jack Lentz

    on 04/19/20

    So sorry for your loss.  Your family always brought joy and happiness to the neighborhood when we grew up.

    My best to Joe and Rosemary, think of you both often!

  • John Jakubowski

    on 04/21/20

    So sorry to hear about your loss. When growing up as neighbors I always enjoyed talking to your Father. I remember his gardens, they always had been loaded with vegetables. 

    My Best to Joe and Rosemary and to all the Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren

    May he REST in Peace

  • Karen Longfellow

    on 04/22/20

    Rosemary my condolences to you, your Mom, Joe, Suzy and your families. My your memories of your dad bring you comfort. Love, Karen & Frank Longfellow.

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