Alfredo Blanco Jr., son of Alfredo Blanco Sr. and Zenaida Blanco, was born on September 6, 1972, in Wilmington, Delaware. He departed this life on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in Christiana Care of Newark, DE.
He received his early education in the public schools of Wilmington, DE, and graduated from Wilmington High School in 1990. While attending Wilmington High School, he received outstanding awards for his wrestling accomplishments. After high school he joined the work force where he gained 20+ years of automotive experience. His dedication to his family fueled his work ethic, which was second to none!
In 1993, Alfredo met his soul mate, Katyria Cruz, and they began their life together. Three children were conceived through this loving relationship; Alfredo III, born on December 12, 1994, Jonathan Eric, born on July 26, 1997, and Sophia Alexia, born on October 26, 2007.
Alfredo enjoyed spending time at the beach, day trips, sporting events, and sharing those experiences with his family. He had a love for music, especially Salsa, Freestyle, and Old School Hip-Hop. His amazing sense of humor and infectious laugh always drew people to him. He also held a special place in his heart for his children, nieces and nephews.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved family, including his wife Katyria; his children, Alfredo III, Jonathan, and Sophia; father. Alfredo Sr.; mother, Zenaida; brothers, Miguel, Reynaldo (Lisa), and Ricardo (Jessica), and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, nieces and nephews.
There will be a Public Viewing from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Congo Legacy Center, 501 W. 28th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802, Further viewing will be Thursday, November 21st from 9:30-10:45 am at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1108 N. Adams Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM..
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