In Memory Of

Mr. Francesco

Francesco (Frank) Basso, age 87, passed away peacefully on 11/02/2022 at his home surrounded by his family. 

He was born 11/11/1934 in San Angelo dei Lombardi in Avellino Italy. After serving in the Italian army and working abroad in Switzerland, he immigrated to the USA in 1961 and eventually became a citizen in 1999.  

With only a second-grade education, he quickly started and successfully operated a landscaping business until his retirement at age 63.  

He was an adored husband, father, and brother who loved to look after his family/friends, tend his fruit trees and vegetable garden, and make his famous homemade wine.

He leaves behind a caring legacy of kindness and goodwill and is survived by his wife, Vita; children, Peter and Rosanne; their spouses Andrea and Mark; grandchildren, Matthew, Natalia, Juliana, Camilla, Max, and Leo; brothers Alfonso, Mario, and Michael; and sisters Giulia and Caterina. Previously deceased sisters; Maria and Pasqualina.


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