David T. Basso
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age 68, of Canton, died Wednesday of cancer. He was a 1963 graduate of Dover St. Joseph High School, graduated Cum Laude in 1966 from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. and earned a master degree from the University of Akron in 1972. Dave retired in 2010 from Diebold after 35 years of service. He was a 30-plus year member of the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist where he served as an usher for 20-plus years. Dave volunteered at the Samaritans Table. He enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles, volunteering, spending time with his grandchildren and helping Uncle Gene.
Survived by his wife of 47 years, Diane; two daughters, Melissa Basso and Monica (David) Halter, all of Canton; son, Matthew (Brenda) Basso of Louisville; six grandchildren, Logan, Emily Anne, Olivia, London, Carissa Halter and Brooke Lehmiller; sister, Ann (Michael) Griggs of North Canton; brother, Albert Basso of New Carlisle; uncle, Gene Weigand of Dover; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Wilma Basso.
Family and friends will meet on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist for a Mass of Christian Burial with The Very Reverend Ronald Klingler as celebrant. Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in New Philadelphia. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Samaritans Table care of Community Services of Stark County. Condolences may be made to:
Published in The Times Reporter on Jan. 31, 2014
Lamiell Funeral Home
1353 Cleveland Ave. NW Canton, OH 44703