Kathleen "Kitty" Bassillo
AGE: 88 • Whiting
Kathleen "Kitty" Bassillo, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Laurelton Village Nursing Home, Brick. She was 88. Born in England, she had lived in Jersey City before moving to Whiting 25 years ago. Prior to retiring in 1986, she had worked as a Payroll Clerk for the Hudson County Board of Freeholders for 17 years. Mrs. Bassillo was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Whiting. She was also a member of the Crestwood Choral Club and a member of the Crestwood Village # 4 Residents Club. She was also a member of the RAF.
She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Frank, in 2007; a daughter, Rosaline; a granddaughter, Caroline, in 2010; and a brother, Arthur. Surviving are 3 sons, Frank and his wife Anastasia of Rochelle Park, Robert and his wife Eileen of Pt. Pleasant, and Peter of Bloomfield; a daughter, Kathleen of Belleville; 2 brothers, Harry Foster of England, and Warwick Foster of Northern Ireland; 2 grandchildren, Frank and Christopher; and 2 great-grandchildren, AJ and Amelia.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 8 at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 115 Lacey Road, Whiting. Funeral services will be held 10:15 a.m. Monday, July 9 at the funeral home, followed by a 10:45 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting. Burial will follow at the Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. For further information or to send an online condolence, please visit andersoncampbellwhiting.com