Bianchin, Laura Florence. 1921 – 2011

Laura passed away peacefully in White Rock, BC on April 27, 2011. She was the youngest of seven children, born to

Antonio and Antonetta Micieli in Armstrong, BC on January 14, 1921. She was an athletic teenager who enjoyed swimming and playing field hockey. In 1942, she married Guido Bianchin and during their 62 years together, they farmed, fished, raced horses, bowled, played cards, traveled, and entertained. Laura took pride in all her family, especially her son John. She was a free spirit, with a positive attitude, who had a remarkable ability to bring people together. She will be missed by all who knew her~ Laura was predeceased by her husband Guido Bianchin, and siblings Ernestine (Tony) Muzzillo, Carmen (Arnold) Satti, Mickey (Danny) Tomada, Cal Mitchell, and Mary (John) Oliverio. Nephews Albert Muzzillo, Delano Tomada, and niece Valerie Mitchell. She is lovingly

remembered by her family, son John (Maxine) Bianchin, grandchildren Mitchell, Deanna, and Brad (Candice), great-grandchildren Alabama and Lochlann. Her brother Joe Mitchell, and sister-in-laws Angelina, and Julie. Her nieces: Irene (Clancy) Ulveland, Anita (Reg) Mitchell, Linda (Bob) Zart, Paula Esselmont, Cathy Oliverio Relang, Shelia (Dan) McColman, Marcia (Ian) Richardson, and Terry Condon. Her nephews: Philip (Jan) Mitchell, Jay (Maureen) Oliverio, Paul Mitchell, Greg Mitchell, and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. A memorial service, followed by a reception, will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at First United Church, located at 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., in White Rock, BC. Memorial donations may be made to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation.

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