NORWALK, CONN Marianne C. Howard, born February 29, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY ended her life journey on April 13, 2021. She was most recently a resident of Norwalk, Connecticut. Marianne was clever and witty, courageous and very strong willed. Her strength and humor throughout her turbulent plight with metastasized breast cancer never stopped her from being active, loving, caring, positive and enjoying life to the fullest extent. She was an inspiration to all who knew her and will be greatly missed. A graduate of Fairfield University, Marianne was a Director of Sales at Citi Bank, Leasing Manager at Pitney Bowes, and her latest position before retiring was at NeoPost as a Portfolio Manager. Marianne will be lovingly remembered by her devoted husband Louis Bianchini, his daughter Karen Bianchini of New York City, her mother, Lorraine Connors and her husband Tom of The Villages in Florida, her sister Prudence Carter of Longmont, Colorado and sister in law Marianne Balin, her brother Peter Carter and his wife Anh of Apex, NC, and two nephews, Peter and Matthew. A private committal service will be held in Willowbrook Cemetery, in Westport. Memorial contributions may be directed to: Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County (Palliative and Hospice Care) 22 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897.