ALBERT "BERT" BASSETT Albert "Bert" Bassett passed away in Wilmington on August 16, 2013. Bert was born in London, England on December 4, 1923. He was a fighter pilot in the RAF during WW II and served part of the war in North Africa, where he met his future wife, Jean. They were married in Scotland in 1947, and moved their family to the USA in 1957. Bert was an electrical engineer and held several executive positions both in the USA and Canada. He retired to Wilmington in 1989, where he enjoyed volunteering at the Wilmington Railroad Museum, and also with St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Bert is survived by his wife, Jean; sons, Keith (Joanne), Neil (Gail); daughter, Jane; grandchildren, Kurt, Bradley, Marika, and Nathaniel; his sister, Joan; and his brother, Bill. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 16 N. 16th Street, Wilmington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28401. Condolences to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com Andrews Market Chapel Service
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Sept. 1, 2013