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Mary Ellen Bassett

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Mary Ellen (Donovan) Bassett, 74, of Marblehead, died August 3, 2012 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Wilbur Bassett. Born April 2, 1938 in Peabody, Mary Ellen was the daughter of the late Francis and Anne (Freeto) Bassett. She was a graduate of Marblehead High School Class of 1955 and lived most of her life in Marblehead. Mary Ellen was a devoted mother and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was also an avid reader and gardener. Along with her loving husband Wilbur of 52 years, Mary Ellen is survived by a son, Wilbur Bassett Jr. of Marblehead, two daughters, Brenda Guy of Marblehead and Catherine Bassett of Roslindale, MA, a granddaughter, Amanda Guy and several nieces and nephews. Mary Ellen was the sister of the late F. Russell Donovan. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to a Memorial Mass at Star of the Sea Church, 80 Atlantic Ave. Marblehead, Monday, August 13, at 10am. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, 01923. Arrangements are through the Berube & Sons Funeral Home of Salem.

Published in The Marblehead Reporter from Aug. 7 to Aug. 14, 2012
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