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Mathew A. Basista

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Mathew A. Basista Obituary
Basista, Mathew A. Age 91, of Las Vegas, NV formerly of Harvey, IL passed away peacefully on June 3, 2014. Mathew was retired from Allis Chalmers Corporation of Harvey, IL as a quality control inspector after many years of service. Mathew was a veteran of the US Army serving honorably during WWII in the South Pacific. Loving father of 4 daughters, Joanne (Gary) Held, Carole (Thomas) Liske, Betty Basista-Ronaldson, and Maryann Basista; cherished grandfather of Kimberly, Christine, Lauren, Stephanie, Catherine, Gregory, Alexander, Heather, and Nickolas; dearest great-grandfather of Nathan, Shaun, Emily, and Zachary; loving ex-husband of Sue Basista; beloved son of late Martin and Josephine Basista; dearest brother of late Helen Saternus, Rose Baczynski, late Stanley Basista, late James Basista, late Joseph Basista, and late John Basista. Visitation will be on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church of Harvey, located at 158th St. and Emerald Ave. Funeral Mass to commence at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Edward Romanski officiating. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Mathew will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Arrangements entrusted to the Olen Funeral Home of Harvey, (708-331-0654).
Published in the Daily Southtown on June 8, 2014
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