Pauline J. (Paris) (Potter) Bianco, 83, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Richard Potter and the late Luigi Bianco, died January 5 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lyndonville, Vt., June 25, 1930, daughter of Jean (Chouinard) and Walter Paris.
Eleven children and their spouses, Mary Potter of Sandy Hook, Patrick and Kim Potter of New Milford, Christopher and Mary Potter of Bethlehem, Suzanne and Noel Shumsky of Mashpee, Mass., Madeline and Leroy Pryor of Pittsburgh, Hugh and Helly Potter of Orange, Barbara Potter and Jimmy Wilson of Danbury, Margaret and Richard Barese of Danbury, Luann Bianco of Westfield, Mass., Carl and Johanna Bianco of New Canaan, and William and Rosemary Bianco of Norwalk; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and other relatives and good friends, especially Jean Franco, and Charles and Susan Hiravy, survive Mrs Bianco.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was predeceased by a daughter, Jean; and a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Barbara Paris.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, January 13, at 10:15 am, in St Mary Church, Ridgefield. Burial will follow in St Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut, 39 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury CT 06810 or at www.regionalhospice.org/donate.
Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield, is in charge of arrangements.