NILES, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Fred T. Bianco, age 87, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2023, with his wife and family at his bedside.

Fred was born December 4, 1935, in Niles, Ohio, the son of the late Philip and Blanche Bianco.

Fred married his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Yount, on March 27, 1957, at St. Stephens Church where he was a lifelong member.

Fred grew up in McKinley Heights working with his brothers, Carl, Henry and David and his sister, Phyllis at his father’s gas station.

Fred enjoyed watching football and baseball, as well as hunting and fishing, most of his life but what he loved most was being with his grandchildren more than anything. Fred will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Fred leaves behind his wife, Dorothy; his three children, Bernie Bianco of McDonald, Cyndi Bianco of Niles and David Bianco of Bristolville; five grandchildren, Landon and Brayden Bianco, Morgan Powell, Breeanna (Brent) George and Stephanlee Markowitz and a sister, Phyllis Fuller.

Fred joins his late grandson, Steven Markowitz; parents, Philip and Blanche; brother, Carl and his wife, Irene; brother, Henry and his wife, Judy; nephew, Phillip; brother, David and his wife, Peggy; brother-in-law, Dale Fuller; sister-in-law, Florence and brother-in-law, Harold Lewis; nephews, Donny and Harold Lewis and in-laws, Roy and Edith Yount.

Calling hours will be on Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446, where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Fred Bianco, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 18 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.