ROCKPORT — Elizabeth A. Bianchi, 39, died peacefully on Aug. 20, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at the Sussman House in Rockport. Elizabeth was born Jan. 4, 1983. in Worcester, Massachusetts to Carlo P. Bianchi, Jr. and Eileen Black Bianchi. Elizabeth grew up in Waldoboro and graduated from Medomak Valley High School in the class of 2001. She graduated from the University of Maine with a B.A. in Physics.

She began her full-time teaching career in 2006 at Medomak Valley High School where she taught science. Elizabeth was well loved by her fellow colleagues and students. She was positive, loving, charitable and put her whole heart into everything she did. She was an avid photographer, loved spending time with her nephews, and was a big Disney fan.

She was predeceased by her grandparents, Edwin and Edna Black, and her father, Carlo Bianchi.

She is survived by her mother, Eileen Bianchi of Waldoboro; her partner, Colin Sutch of Warren; her sister, Mary Bischoff and her husband Dan of Waldoboro; nephews, Michael and Bryan Bischoff of Waldoboro; aunt and uncle, Mary and Ernie Black of Marlborough, Mass; aunt, Evelyn Waugh of Rocky Point, N.C.; uncle, David Bianchi of Brick, N.J.; and other family and friends.

Friends are welcome to join the family for a time of visitation from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Hall Funeral Home 949 Main St., Waldoboro. A celebration of Elizabeth’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Aug. 26 at the Ronald Dolloff Auditorium, Medomak Valley High School, 320 Manktown Rd. in Waldoboro followed by a reception in the school cafeteria. Elizabeth’s family encourages attendees to dress casually, and to bring memories to share during the celebration service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903, or Give Kids The World Village, 210 S. Bass Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro