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Fred G. Bashara

Norfolk - Fred George Bashara, 80, died Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:00 PM, sailing into the final sunset of his life surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Norfolk, Virginia, and was the son of the late Freddie George Bashara, Sr. and Lila Welcher Eads.

Mr. Bashara served his country in the United States Air Force and graduated from Old Dominion University. He retired as owner of the Westside Insurance Agency, after successfully working as a nationally recognized Metlife Insurance manager and agent for over 50 years. He was a member the Second Presbyterian Church of Norfolk, the Norfolk YMCA, and the Hampton Yacht Club. He passionately loved his family, the city of Norfolk, sailing boats and flying small airplanes. Fred is survived by his loving wife, Jane Marshall Bashara; sister Sandra Tennyson; daughters Kirstin Killmon-Bashara(Kim), Karen Holl (Scott), Annie Bashara; grandchildren Ashley, Noah, and Sadie Holl; and an abundance of adoring nieces and nephews.

A memorial service celebrating Fred's life will be held at the Second Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The Reverend Craig Wansink will officiate. Scattering of his ashes on his beloved Chesapeake Bay will be private at a later date. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Elizabeth River Project, or . H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk chapel, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at hdoliver.com

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 10, 2018
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