George B. Bassett, Sr.

George B. Bassett, Sr., 73, of Marion, died Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham unexpectedly.  He was the husband of Janice L. (Valle) Bassett.  They were married for 54 years.

Born in Acushnet, he was the son of the late Arthur E. and Florence H. (Bumpus) Bassett.  George worked as a driver and installer for Sea Gas of Mattapoisett for 45 years.

He loved his family, gambling at Foxwoods, working in his yard, and listening to music of all types.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Bassett of Marion; his children, George Bassett and his wife Joann of Lakeville, and Mary Melanson and her husband Scott of W. Wareham; his brother, Arthur Bassett of W. Wareham; his grandchildren, Glenn Bassett, Dean Bassett, and Kassandra Noble; his great grandchildren, Mason Noble, Logan Lovasco, Gavin Bassett, Jayden Bassett, and Kalianna Lovasco.  He was predeceased by his brother, the late Robert Bassett

A celebration of his life will be held on Sat., Sept. 22, 2018 at The Century House, 107 S. Main St., Acushnet from 11:30 AM to 4 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham.  For directions and on-line guestbook visit:

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