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Elizabeth Bascone

Elizabeth Bascone (nee Ploszaj) 81, of Lorain, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at Avon Oaks Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
Born February 16, 1935 in Lorain, she lived in Elyria and Lorain most of her life. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1953. Elizabeth worked as a teachers aid for the Lorain Board of Education at Charleston, Madison and Garfield Elementary Schools for 20 years, retiring in 1998. Prior to this she worked as an assembler at General Industries for 6 years and the former Polish American Citizens Clubs as bartender.
Elizabeth was a member of the St. Peter Parish, Lorain, Lakeland Women's Club and Tea & Tidbits, Polish National Alliance, and Circle of Friends at the former St. Joseph Hospital and Lorain Community Hospital for 20 years. She loved collecting Hummel figurines and recipes. She also enjoyed trips to casinos and volunteering at picnics and bake sales.
Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Anthony; sons, Peter J. (Darlene) of Amherst, Anthony G. (Susan) of Fremont and Stanley J. (Joan) of Cleveland; 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Mary Anna (nee Iwaneczko) Ploszaj; brothers, John Ploszaj in 1992 and Peter Ploszaj in 1984; and a sister, Jeannette Sennhenn in 1991.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of services at 12:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Rev. Craig M. Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish, Lorain will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.


OCT 15. 9:00 AM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055

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Dear Tony so sorry to hear of your .Our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time!!!Love Jerry and Anna Fantozzi. We just found this out. Sorry we did not come to the funeral!!!

Jerry and Anna fantozzi - October 18, 2016 at 04:29 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry for you loss. I know how it feels to lose a parent, know it is not easy. Aunt Betty was always kind to me in the time I've know her. My thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time, sorry I cannot make it up for the service.Kristen Sennhenn (John Jr's wife)

Kristen Sennhenn - October 14, 2016 at 02:48 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Stan & Joan,Am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom, sending my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. God Bless, Thinking of you, Pam Creasy

Pam Creasy - October 13, 2016 at 02:14 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Pete & Darlene and entire Bascone Family, Our deepest symphaties to you during this difficult time. May you find strength from friends that are praying for you and sending you their love. David & Nouie Nodal

Nouie Nodal - October 13, 2016 at 09:52 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I know I don't have to tell you all how much I cherished your Mom's friendship! there are no words to express the way I feel. She will be missed by each of you but to those of us who got to know her as non-family members, we simply loved her. God Grant you Peace in your sadness.

Sharon & Timothy Fradley - October 12, 2016 at 10:35 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to Tony, the boys and their families. Betty was my teaching aide at Charleston Elementary School in1977-78. She was an excellent professional, worked with the students, and was a great friend! I think of her quite often. She will be missed.Lora Diaz

Lora Diaz - October 12, 2016 at 03:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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