Dec. 23, 1929 – Feb. 11, 2016
Joan Manning Bianchi of Angola, a retired registered nurse, died Thursday in Autumn View Health Care, Hamburg. She was 87. She was formerly of Snyder.
The former Joan Wagner was born in Buffalo. She was a graduate of Holy Angels Academy, D’Youville College and Niagara University, where she studied nursing.
She worked at several facilities, including St. Mary’s Hospital, King Manor Nursing Home and Mount Morris Hospital complex. She also taught nursing at Sister’s Hospital.
She is survived by a son, Robert Manning II; a daughter, Mary Matthews; a brother, Matthew X. Wagner Jr.; and four grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Eggerstville.