COL Rocco D. Bianchi was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/22/1992 at the age of 68.0
Virginia Beach, VA
Date of Birth 06/04/1924
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN deceased search

More detail on this person: Rocco D. Bianchi, 67, of the 4300 block of Sea Chest Road, a retired colonel and schoolteacher, died May 22, 1992, in a hospital.

He was born in Revere, Mass., and retired from the Marine Corps after 32 years. He taught at Hermitage, Shelton Park, and Thoroughgood elementary schools. He was a member of the Retired Officers Association, a graduate of Old Dominion University, and was a Roman Catholic.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Wilson Bianchi; a daughter, Christine A. Bianchi of Santa Ana, Calif.; two sons, Lorrey J. Bianchi of Boston and Gary J. Bianchi of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Violet Dellert of Greeley, Pa., and Arlene Degregorio of Revere; eight brothers, Patrick Bianchi of Pompano Beach, Fla., Albert Bianchi of Chesapeake, Salvatore Bianchi of Malden, Mass., Anthony Bianchi, George Bianchi, Robert Bianchi and Joseph Bianchi, all of Revere, and John Bianchi Jr. of Somerville, Mass; and two grandchildren.

A Joyful Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday with full military honors in Little Creek Naval Amphibious Base Chapel. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. A Christian wake service will be held in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Laskin Road, at 5 p.m. Monday.

Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - Sunday, May 24, 1992

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