Blanco was born October 26, 1938, to John Blanco and Rose Vitagliano in Bronx.
He also spent time living in Yonkers and Rockland County in NY. He worked as a school bus driver in Rockland County. He was also a sanitation worker for the City of NY, where he retired with over 20 years of service.
Blanco is survived by his wife, Geraldine; children, Rosemarie, John and Ralph; daughter-in-law, Beth; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; twin brother, Anthony Blanco; and sisters, Anna Marie Ferraro and Diane Varga.
A celebration of Blanco’s life will be held Friday, January 17, 2014 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home in Pearl River, with a service being held at 4:00 p.m.