DELBERT L. BASCOM - GEORGIA - Delbert L. Bascom, 68, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Delbert was born on Feb. 20, 1945, in St. Albans, the son of Howard and Irene (Rivers) Bascom. He graduated from Milton High School. Shortly after, he was drafted into the U.S. Army, where he served 18 months in Vietnam. On May 4, 1968, Del married Annette Miles, in St. Mark's Catholic Church in Burlington. Del was a member of the Ascension Catholic Church in Georgia, and had worked for Duffy's Waste and Recycling for many years. He was a avid fan of the New York Giants and New York Yankees. Surviving are his daughters, Della Honsinger and husband, Michael, of Swanton, Melissa Bascom of Swanton, Norma Quintin and husband, Scott, of Georgia, Barbara Shover and James Alger of Fairfax, and Korena Bascom Pappano and husband, Christopher, of Milton; and grandchildren, Brittany and Michael Brouillard, Katrina, Christopher and Angela Patnode, Morgan Bascom, Samantha Quintin, Brianna Shover, Stephanie Bascom, Kylie Quintin, Kimberly Pappano, and Jamie Bascom-Alger. He is also survived by his brothers, John Bascomb and wife, Pauline, of Milton, and Roland Bascom and wife, Brenda, of Winooski; sister, Betty Kilburn and husband, Frank, of Jericho; brothers-in-law, Harold Miles and wife, Mary, and Robert Lamphere; and many nieces and nephews. Del was predeceased by his wife, Annette Bascom in 2011; sisters, Marion Greenia, and Clarice Lamphere; and brother, Maurice Bascom. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Ascension Catholic Church in Georgia. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton. Online condolences may be made to Memorial's may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 452500301.

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Apr. 11, 2013