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Helen M. Banchero1938 ~ 2012Helen M. Banchero, 73, a woman with a generous spirit and hearty laugh, died Saturday, March 17 her departure perfectly timed for her favorite holiday, St. Patrick's Day. She died at home surrounded by her family and has met up with her soulmate and husband of 41 years, John D. Banchero, who proceeded her in death 10 years ago. A full obituary will appear in Tuesday's paper. A funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 S. 2300 E. A vigil service will be held Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Neil O'Donnell and Sons Mortuary, 372 East 100 South, where friends may call from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Private family committal to take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.