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Edmund DiBianco

Edmund John Di Bianco, 106, of Palm Coast, Florida, died on February 10 at his home.

Born in New York City on February 1, 1916, he grew up in New Rochelle, NY. He earned his BA

and JD from New York University, and served in the US Army as a Private First Class from 1942 to

  1. He was a combat veteran in the Normandy Theatre of operations, and earned two Bronze Star

medals.

 

He later settled in Hicksville, NY, where he had a private law practice for over two decades. He then

served as an officer and counselor for the Nassau County Probation Department. He retired to Palm

Coast, Florida in 1987, where he served as a court ad litum guardian for two decades. He was an avid

tennis player into his 90s, and followed current events closely. He was repeatedly honored by local US

Veteran groups, particularly at his February 1 gala birthday celebration this year at the Palm Coast VFW.

He also participated in many other Veteran activities and programs.

 

Edmund was predeceased by his beloved wife Katherine, her daughter Joan DiBianco, and by his parents

and seven siblings. He is survived by two of his children, Marie (Paul) Eik of Flagler Beach FL and Benito

Di Bianco of Muncie, IN. His daughter, Donna Di Bianco, predeceased him. He is also survived by his

grandchildren Kitty Eik White and Bianca Salazar, and by Diana Bielman of Austin, TX.  Nieces and

nephews include Bianca (Philip) Carter of Albany, NY, William (Margaret) Banham of Crown Point,

IN, Daniel Scaparotti of Ormond Beach, FL, and Leslie DeMarco, along with friend and Long Island neighbor

Karen Erwin of Rochester, NY.

 

Special thanks go to his caregivers the late Richard and his widow Sherry Gaisford, their daughter

Amanda, and grandchildren Alex, Jayden, Leanna and Rosalia, plus other long-time neighbors and friends.
Calling hours will be held at the Clymer Funeral Home in Palm Coast, Florida on February 24 and 25

1pm to 7pm both days, with VFW memorial ceremony at 3pm Friday. Hours will be held at the George T. Davis

Funeral Home, New Rochelle, NY, on March 1 from 9:30 to 11:30 am, including religious service and military

honors.  Interment will follow in the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in New Rochelle.  Due to military honors protocols,

flowers sent to New Rochelle should be basket arrangements only.  Memorial donations to Veteran charities of

choice are encouraged.

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