Virginia Helen Blanchetti, 92, of Taylorville passed away at 9:27 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Taylorville Care Center.
She was born on January 25, 1928 in Kincaid, the daughter of Roy and Marie (Kuntzman) Starks. She married James A. Blanchetti on July 3, 1947 in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on February 19, 1986. Virginia was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling, playing Bingo and boardgames.
She is survived by her daughter: Julie Fields of Tucson, Arizona; grandchildren: Robin Hibbits of Peoria, Arizona, Jake Blanchetti (Sara) of Taylorville, and Tiffany Stork (Adam) of Rochester; eight great-grandchildren, brothers: Jim Starks of Taylorville, Roy Starks (Dorothy) of South Carolina, and Bobby Starks of Washington; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son: Tom Blanchetti; and brother: Tom Starks.
A graveside service for Virginia will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 24 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Rev. Tom Bellegante officiating.
McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Virginia, or condolences to her family, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.