Edward T. Basaman
AGE: 72 •
Edward T. Basaman, 72, died peacefully after a long illness on April 5, 2017. He was born in Elizabeth, NJ to the late Charles and Elizabeth Basaman. Ed was a Vietnam veteran who served in the Naval submarine service on the U.S.S. Wahoo as a Fire Control Technician. For his service, Ed received the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Subsequently, Ed earned a law degree from Rutgers University. He is survived by his three children, Leigh Ann, Michael, and David; his beloved granddaughter, Amy; and two brothers, Donny and Paul. Ed is predeceased by his parents and brothers, Chet and John. Ed will be buried in a private ceremony on April 13 at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery with military honors. Ed Basaman was a kind and intelligent man who will be missed and remembered.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 12, 2017.