John Michael Banchetti

Funeral Mass for John Michael Banchetti, 53, of Leland will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2012 at St. James Catholic Church, Leland.  He died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.  Burial will be in Leland-Stoneville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. John was the son of John and Jean Bunner Banchetti and was a lifelong resident of Leland.  He graduated from Deer Creek School and attended Mississippi Delta Community College.  John was a wonderful father of two sons and he never met a stranger.  He was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by 2 sons, Mike Banchetti of Madison and Shelby Banchetti of Lafayette, LA and by 2 sisters, Vickie B. Fulcher of Yazoo City and Cindy B. McDonald of Leland. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2012 at St. James Catholic Church.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.