John Battista Destefano, 93, of Sheridan, WY, passed away September 6, 2009, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
John was born November 21, 1915, in Sheridan to Bart and Martha (Randono) Destefano. He graduated from Sheridan High School and worked many years as a banker at First Interstate Bank after serving in the military during World War II. John enjoyed golfing, hunting, playing cards and time spent with family members.
John was a member of Holy Name Church and Knights of Columbus. For many years, he served on the Thornrider Foundation and the Griffith Foundation Boards.
John was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Battista Destefano. He is survived by his sister, Lucy Salveson, two brothers, Alfred and Arthur Destefano and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of the Christian Burial was Saturday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Stolcis officiating. Interment will followed at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. Kane Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made the Holy Name School Fund, P.O. Box 6611, Sheridan, WY or to a charity of the donor’s choice.