Quinto Bianco of Brampton (formerly of Barrie, Kincardine, Newmarket and King City), passed away peacefully on February 1, 2022 at Holland Christian Homes (Grace Manor), in his 89th year.
Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nellie Bianco (nee Vandenbor).
Cherished father of Tony (Linda) of Orillia, Frank (Tammy) of Kincardine and Rob (Samantha Varty) of Warsaw.
Proud Grandpa of Chris Bianco, Samantha French (Chris), Sierra Symons (Nathan), Eli Bianco, Ingram Bianco, Griffin Bianco and Toby Bianco and Great Grandpa of Benjamin and Juliette French.
Quinto was predeceased by his parents and siblings.
Lovingly remembered by his many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins and nieces and nephews in both Canada and Italy, and his special friend and favourite PSW, Judy.
Quinto was born in Torano Castello, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1955, where he worked at various jobs: Fort Henry in Kingston, a pizzeria, the mines in Elliott Lake, shoe repair work and CN Railways in Toronto.
He and Nellie were married in 1964 and raised their three boys in Newmarket, until he retired from the York Region District School Board and settled in Kincardine, where they were very familiar with the area from their summers at the family cottage in Inverhuron. Quinto was a handyman by nature. He could always be found fixing or building something new, especially toys for his grandchildren. He was also a very talented artist and loved to paint and draw. He had a strong passion for the outdoors and enjoyed walking and/or biking at least 10 km every day.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date (spring) when Quinto’s family and friends can be together. Details will be shared closer to that time.
Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Holland Christian Homes (Grace Manor) for their exceptional care and compassion, and are very thankful for all the expressions of love and support from our family and friends.