Nunzio J. “Buzzy” Bianco Jr., longtime Merchantville resident passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019. He was 88. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Buzzy had retired after many years working as a skilled Millwright for the Millwright and Erectors Local 1906. He was a longtime and dedicated member of St. Peter RC Church in Merchantville and the Square Circle Sportsmen in Gibbsboro.
Buzzy was a very accomplished hunter and competitive shooter. He was his club champion multiple years in Archery, Rifle, and Shotgun competitions. He also excelled in trap shooting and took home many titles and awards.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 64 years, Loretta; a loving son, Michael Bianco (Karen); three caring grandchildren, Tiffany (Paul), Christopher Harry (Britney), Tammie (Jack); two cherished great-grandchildren, Thomas and Dominic; a dear sister, Anna Cappelletti; numerous nieces and nephews; and predeceased by ten siblings.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family Friday evening from 6 to 8 pm and again Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 am at the Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home, 33 W. Maple Ave., Merchantville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am, Saturday at St. Peter RC Church, 43 W. Maple Ave., Merchantville. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shiba Rescue of NJ (www.shibarescuenj.org). For more information and condolences please visit www.gaskillbrown.com
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