BASILE, Joseph S.
Joseph Basile, 90, of South Windsor, beloved husband of the late Mary (Perry) Basile, was reunited with his wife on Tuesday, (February 5, 2013). He was born on April 23, 1922 in Hartford and was the son of the late Sebastiano and Palma (Randazzo) Basile. Joe lived in Hartford most of his life prior to moving to South Windsor six years ago. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II. Joe was a barber and owned several shops throughout the Hartford area. Joe is survived by his sons, Sebastian Basile and his wife, Theresa of Manchester, Michael Basile and his wife, Marianne of Manchester, and Joseph Basile of East Hampton; a brother Zip Basile of Hartford; his daughter-in-law, Carol Basile of Newington; his seven grandchildren, Richard Basile and his wife Lizette, Shirley LaRosa and her husband Michael, Vincent Basile and his wife Lorena, Sarah Prenetta and her husband Rich, Kristin Conroy and her husband Joshua, Ryan Basile and Michael "Mikey" Basile and 12 great-grandchildren and one on the way.
Funeral services will begin on Monday at 9 a.m. from the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Augustine Church, 10 Campfield Ave., Hartford. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Calling hours are Sunday from 2 - 5 p.m. at the funeral chapel. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.desopo.com.