PORTAGE, IN - Martha Bianco age 92, of Portage, IN passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. She was born on August 23, 1925 in Gary, IN to Peter and Theresa (Kolarik) Bracich.
Martha is survived by her sons: Joseph (Pat) Bianco of Valparaiso, Tom Bianco of Portage, Tony (Tami) Bianco of Chesterton, Michael (Jane) Bianco of Seattle, WA; daughters, Maria (Bob) Cates of Portage, JoAnn Chapman of Oviedo, FL, Teresa (Bob) Pullins of Chesterton, Angie (Larry) Schest of Valparaiso; brothers, Wally (Angie) Bracich and Bob (Gerry) Bracich; sister, Em (Tom) Santelik; grandchildren, Joe, Tom, Anna, Angie, Michael, Dan, Tyna, Ali, Tony, Nicole, Liz, Michael, Matt, Sarah, Rachel, Sam, John, Lilly, Rose and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Bianco; brothers: Mike and Ed Bracich.
Martha was involved with the Red Hat Society and enjoyed going to the Bonner Senior Center. She was the past Chairman for the Easter Seals. Martha loved parties, cooking, and baking bread.
No Service will be held at this time. Arrangements were handled by EDMONDS & EVANS FUNERAL HOME, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368. Cremation services provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com