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Angelo Basso Jr.
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In memory of
Angelo Basso Jr.
Angelo Basso Jr. EASTON Angelo Basso Jr., 95, of Easton, PA, passed away on Saturday morning, April 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Angelo was born in Easton, PA, a son of the late Angelo Sr. and Hannah (Able) Basso. Angelo attended Easton High School and served in the United States Army during World War II. He received the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation Medal, and American Service Medal. Angelo was honorably discharged in 1945. He was a well-respected union representative for the textile industry. Some of the offices that Angelo was elected to in the union were president of Local 13105 District 50 United Mine Workers Union of America, shop-steward, Grievance Committee, president of Local 570 Sanco, Executive Board Local 570 Sanco, trustee of Pension Plan-Sanco, Executive Board Local 1710, secretary of Safety Committee Local 1710, shop-steward Local 1710 Che Metron Corp.; elected sergeant-at-arms for 1964-1966-1968 for conventions and many more elected positions. Angelo loved spending time with his family, gardening, selling at local flea markets, and he was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. He was a member of many local clubs, such as D.A.V. Life member, American Legion Post 9 Brown and Lynch, V.F.W. Post 4366 of Nazareth, PA, since 1995, Disabled American Veterans, Lehigh Valley Post 7, since 1982, A.A.R.P. since 1987, and the Ambassador Club. Angelo is survived by two daughters, Kathie Perio and her husband, David, of McKinney, TX, and Belinda Frederick, of York, PA; a stepson, Thomas Benedick and his wife, Dottie, of Bangor, ME; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, five great-great- grandchildren; a brother, Gus Basso, and his wife, Judy, of Springhill, FL, and a special caretaker Granddaughter Tammie Kelshaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clare (Soga) Basso; brothers, Jack, Thomas and Paul Basso, and sisters, Hannah (Honey Girl) Enea, Jean Richmond, Henrietta (Bubbles) Clause, Rosemarie (Becky) Bianco, Mary Basso, Patricia Basso and son-in-law, Paul Frederick, Jr. Calling hour will be held on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Morello Funeral Home Inc., 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA (Palmer Twp.) Additional calling hour will be held on Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine, in Palmer Twp., PA. Contributions in Angelo's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or Disabled American Veterans online. Online condolences may be offered at morellofuneralhome.com . Morello Funeral Home 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA 18045 (610) 253-4941
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In memory of
Angelo Basso Jr.
Angelo Basso Jr. EASTON Angelo Basso Jr., 95, of Easton, PA, passed away on Saturday morning, April 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Angelo was born in Easton, PA, a son of the late Angelo Sr. and Hannah (Able) Basso. Angelo attended Easton High School and served in the United States Army during World War II. He received the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation Medal, and American Service Medal. Angelo was honorably discharged in 1945. He was a well-respected union representative for the textile industry. Some of the offices that Angelo was elected to in the union were president of Local 13105 District 50 United Mine Workers Union of America, shop-steward, Grievance Committee, president of Local 570 Sanco, Executive Board Local 570 Sanco, trustee of Pension Plan-Sanco, Executive Board Local 1710, secretary of Safety Committee Local 1710, shop-steward Local 1710 Che Metron Corp.; elected sergeant-at-arms for 1964-1966-1968 for conventions and many more elected positions. Angelo loved spending time with his family, gardening, selling at local flea markets, and he was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. He was a member of many local clubs, such as D.A.V. Life member, American Legion Post 9 Brown and Lynch, V.F.W. Post 4366 of Nazareth, PA, since 1995, Disabled American Veterans, Lehigh Valley Post 7, since 1982, A.A.R.P. since 1987, and the Ambassador Club. Angelo is survived by two daughters, Kathie Perio and her husband, David, of McKinney, TX, and Belinda Frederick, of York, PA; a stepson, Thomas Benedick and his wife, Dottie, of Bangor, ME; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, five great-great- grandchildren; a brother, Gus Basso, and his wife, Judy, of Springhill, FL, and a special caretaker Granddaughter Tammie Kelshaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clare (Soga) Basso; brothers, Jack, Thomas and Paul Basso, and sisters, Hannah (Honey Girl) Enea, Jean Richmond, Henrietta (Bubbles) Clause, Rosemarie (Becky) Bianco, Mary Basso, Patricia Basso and son-in-law, Paul Frederick, Jr. Calling hour will be held on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Morello Funeral Home Inc., 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA (Palmer Twp.) Additional calling hour will be held on Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine, in Palmer Twp., PA. Contributions in Angelo's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or Disabled American Veterans online. Online condolences may be offered at morellofuneralhome.com . Morello Funeral Home 3720 Nicholas St. Easton, PA 18045 (610) 253-4941
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