Born: April 4th, 1922
Passed on: January 21st, 2013
With sadness we announce the peaceful passing of J. Ellsworth Bassett, age of 90 years, surrounded by his family, at the Prince County Hospital, Monday, January 21, 2013. The youngest son of Keir and Mary (Murray) Bassett, Ell was born on April 4, 1922. He was a faithful member of the St Peter’s Parish Choir for over 70 years, a 4th degree Knights of Columbus and a former CN Marine employee. Survived by his wife of 68 years, Margaret (nee McKenna) Bassett; Children: Vivian (David Johnson), Marlene (Garry Burke), Wendall (Paulette Mulligan), Rita (Ian MacLure), Ann (Jack DesRoches), David (Jane Warren), Deanna (John Greenan); 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; Sister-in-law Liz Peters; brothers-in-law Frank (Marg) McKenna, Charlie Murphy and Stan Walchuk; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by Sisters, Margaret (Ollie) McAvinn, Kathleen (Ambrose) Monaghan, Aeneas (Lorraine) Bassett; granddaughter Carla Craig, and special niece Charlene Mulligan. Resting at the Lawless Funeral Home, Kinkora, for visitation on Wednesday, January 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral mass to take place at St. Peter’s Church, Seven Mile Bay on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or the St Peter’s Cemetery Fund.