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Anthony F. BasconeAnthony F. Bascone, 88, of Lorain passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 at Avon Oaks Nursing Home following a brief illness.
Born November 18, 1928 in Lorain, he lived in Lorain his entire life. He was a 1947 graduate of Lorain High School.
Anthony worked in maintenance at Ford Motor Company Lorain Assembly Plant for 32 years, retiring in 1991. Prior to this, he worked at Fruehauf Trailer Corporation and American Ship Building.
He was a member of St. Peter Parish, Lorain, and the United Autoworkers Union Local 425. Anthony enjoyed bowling and golfing. He was also an avid reader of Civil War History.
Surviving are his sons; Peter J. (Darlene) of Amherst, Anthony G. (Susan) of Fremont and Stanley J. (Joan) of Cleveland; 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter; brother, Joseph (Virginia) Bascone of Lorain and sister-in-law Dolores Bascone of Amherst.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Elizabeth (nee Ploszaj) on October 10, 2016; parents, Joseph and Angelina (nee Totta) Bascone); and brother, Leo Bascone.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 9:00 am until the time of services at 11:00 am in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Rev Craig M Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.
To a good friend and co-worker! Still have great memories of our lunch and break card games! Farewell -- Rest In Peace! Mac McGurk
Mary Lou McGurk - December 23, 2016 at 08:38 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My condolences to all the Bascone sons and their families on the loss of your father. He was a wonderful man, and loved your mother, and his children and grandchildren so much. He will be missed. He went "home" to be with your mother, and the dear Lord. Know that the memories of your parents will provide some comfort. These two angels will be watching over you for many years to come.Blessings to all of you.Sincerely,Lora Diaz
Lora Diaz - December 21, 2016 at 05:22 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Our sincere sympathy to all of you and your families. It just seems impossible to lose them both so close together but they were So Close together! We really loved both your folks and are very saddened by your loss. It is our loss too but in a different way as two of our oldest and dearest friends have gone home to Heaven. God Bless you all.
Sharon and Timothy Fradley - December 20, 2016 at 10:04 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
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