Daniel A. Baskin

POTTSVILLE — Daniel A. Baskin, 61, of 224 W. Norwegian St., passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born Jan. 26, 1952, at Shamokin Hospital, he was a son of Luther Baskin, of Paxinos, and the late Marion (English) Baskin.

He was a 1970 graduate of Shamokin Area High School,

On Dec. 23, 2008, in Maui, Hawaii, he married the former Karen M. Murphy, who survives.

He was employed most of his life with his father with Baskin Contracting and Construction and was most recently employed at the Hexcel Corporation in St. Clair.

He was of the Methodist faith and was a World War II enthusiast. He enjoyed cooking, restoring cars, had a great love for Hawaii and enjoyed fishing in Canada with his dad and son, going to hunting camp and spending time with the family.

In addition to his wife, Karen, and his father, Luther, he is survived by a son, Shawn Baskin and his wife, Jess, of Mount Carmel; a daughter, Danielle Yost and her husband, Brian, of Norristown; a stepson, Ryan Setlock and his wife, Stacey, of Barnesville; a stepdaughter, Jill Hosler and her husband, Tyler, of Pottsville; two grandchildren, Molly Hosler and Wyatt Hosler; his mother-in-law, Jane Murphy, of Pottsville, and several uncles, aunts, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law,

In addition to his mother, Marion Baskin, he was preceded in death by a son, Eric Baskin, who passed away on the previous day, Saturday, March 16, 2013.

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BASKIN — Daniel A. Baskin, 61, of 224 W. Norwegian St., Pottsville. Funeral services willb e held at 1 p.m. Friday in the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc. 1053 Chestnut St., Kulpmont with the Rev. Barbara Welsh officiating. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Bear Gap. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Friday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, c/o Mother Pauline, 1150 Chestnut St., Box 115, Kulpmont, PA 17834, To send condolences to the family, please visit www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

C. J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc.
1053 Chestnut Street Kulpmont, PA 17834
(570) 373-3202

Published in The News Item on Mar. 19, 2013