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Audrey J. (Cardillo) Pianka

March 19, 1945 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 75)


Audrey J. (Cardillo) Pianka, 75, of Saugus and formerly of Revere and Chelsea, passed away on December 29, 2020 at Salem Hospital. Audrey was born on March 19, 1945 in Winthrop, MA to the late Jerry and Rose (Valloreggio) Cardillo.  Audrey's greatest passion was spending time with her loving immediate and extended family while also enjoying their company on trips to favorite places of hers and theirs, especially Maine.
Audrey was the beloved wife of the late, Walter J. Pianka, Jr. and is survived by their children, Matthew J. Pianka and his wife Nancy of Boston and Rosemarie Pianka-Galatis and her husband Christopher of Saugus, her grandchildren, Victoria and Jacob, her siblings, Robert Cardillo of East Boston and Geraldine Palladino and her husband Richard of Revere as well as her niece, Melissa Severino and her nephew, Richard Palladino, Jr. and her lifelong friend, Norma (DellaPorta) MacDonald.
Visitation and her graveside service at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden will be held privately by the family. For those who wish, Audrey may be remembered through donations to a charity of one’s choice. To share a memory of Audrey with her family, please visit
The Conte – Giamberardino Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant Street, Georgetown has been entrusted with Audrey’s care.

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Private Services

Holy Cross Cemetery
175 Broadway
Malden, MA 02148

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