Jeanne C. Basta, 87, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre.
The former Jeanne Catala, she was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Algeria.
She met her husband and love of her life, Frank, and returned with him to the United States.
She enjoyed planting vegetables and tending to her garden.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Basta, who passed away on Oct. 17, 1997.
Surviving are her sister, who resides in Paris, France; sister-in-law, Yvonne Wertman, Levittown; nieces and nephews; and neighbors and caregivers, Lillian Danilack and Bernadine Benkoski.
Friends are invited to attend committal services at 11 a.m. Friday in the Resurrection Chapel of St. Mary's Mausoleum, Hanover Township. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph A. Kearney, pastor of St. Benedict's Parish, Wilkes-Barre.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.eblakecollins.com.
E. Blake Collins Funeral Home
159 George Avenue
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 12, 2013