Donald Anthony Bianconi
September 16, 1941 – July 23, 2020
Donald Anthony Bianconi, 78, resident of St. Johns, Florida, died July 23, 2020. Born September 16, 1941, in Meriden, Connecticut, the only child of Dolindo and Primetta (Rinaldini) Bianconi, he was the husband of Anne (McGee) Bianconi. Donald was a graduate of Orville H. Platt High School, and Hartford Technical College. He worked for Olivetti Underwood before working for Heublein, Inc., for over 30 years. After living in Meriden and Cheshire for most of his life, he retired to St. Johns, Florida.
In addition to his wife of 57 years, Anne, he is survived by his children, Tracey Lyons, Michael, Donald and Edward Bianconi. He also leaves his cherished grandchildren, Ashley (Travis) Larsen; Kevin and Kelsey Lyons; Karlyn, Joey, Alden, Maya, and Ryder Bianconi; his much beloved great-granddaughters, Evelyn and Amelia Larsen; and his loyal dog, Quinn.
A private family celebration of life will be held after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. If desired, donations in his memory to the American Diabetes Association would be welcomed by the family.
Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL (904) 288-0025.
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Donald Anthony Bianconi
July 29, 2020
I'm so sorry and sad to hear of Don Bianconi's passing. I'm a close friend of his daughter Tracey. Almost every time we were casually hanging out I could anticipate that I would witness a phone call between the two of them. Their love for one another was evident and incredibly special. I've known Tracey for more than 10 years. I don't think there was ever a time when we talked and his name was not brought up. My heart hurts for my dear friend Tracey. I thank you Don for being my friend's hero. I know how much she hurts right now. No one can take your place. You will be greatly missed. We will take care of Tracey on our side and continue to talk about you. I know you'll be watching her and guiding her from above.
July 26, 2020
I met Don years ago when he came over for a cookout at our house. He was full of life, telling great stories about his family. Don fought his diabetes on a daily basis but never gave up the battle of going for his dialysis. He will be missed ...B and T