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James J. Bassett

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James J. Bassett

Venice, FL - Jim passed away quietly at age 88 in Venice, FL on Nov. 29. Born in Detroit to Joseph and Marcella (Wellman). Survived by loving, devoted wife Marisa. Beloved father of David (Peggy), Michele Holmes, Thomas, Philip (Christie), Ellen, and Maureen Cruzen. Grandfather of 13, great grandfather of 4, and uncle of 18. Dear brother of Barbara McIver. Predeceased by brothers Robert, William, Jack, and Richard. Former US Marine, retired Detroit firefighter, and former Fire Chief at Woodhaven, MI. Family memorial in the spring at Arlington National Cemetery.


Published in Detroit Free Press & The Detroit News on Dec. 3, 2017
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