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    Tribune-Democrat, 31 Jan 2017, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

Name:   BASSETT, John L.
Death Date:   29 Jan 2017
Age:   82
Buried:   South Fork Cemetery
Newspaper:   Tribune-Democrat
Obituary Date:   31 Jan 2017
Contributed by:   Sharon Trosan
Remarks:   BASSETT –John L. 'Jack,'82, South Fork, died January 29, 2017. Born July 25, 1934, in Ferndale, son of William H. and Martha C. (Kelley) Bassett. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Joanne (Bassett) Kramer, son William C. Bassett and brothers, William and Alvin Bassett. Survived by wife of 62 years, Joanne (Gage) Bassett, South Fork, whom he married December 31, 1954; children, Daniel, married to Janis (Moss), Johnstown; John L., married to Megan (Goodwin), South Fork; 16 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Archie, Woodbridge, Virginia; George, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Melvin, Fredrick, Virginia; Gene, Forest Heights, Maryland; Sarah Souza, Campbell, California; Mary Hightower, Tucson, Arizona; Harry, North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Vida Bassett, South Fork; Leland, Portage; and Genetta Digman, Westerville, Ohio; aunt, Lillian Bopp; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and other beloved family and friends. Jack worked as a welder in the car shop at Bethlehem Steel for 40 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force as an aerial photographer for 3 years. Member of First United Methodist Church, South Fork. He was also a member of the South Fork American Legion Post 653 and a former councilman of South Fork Borough. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Terry Trudgen officiating. Interment, South Fork Cemetery. Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551.

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