Palmyra—On Monday, September 2, 2013, at the age of 68, David C. Bassett passed away.

Friends and family joined together from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapels, 123 East Jackson St., Palmyra, where a masonic service was held at 6:30 p.m. David's funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Sept. 6 at Palmyra United Methodist Church, 109 Church Street, Palmyra, followed by interment at East Palmyra Cemetery.

David enjoyed woodworking and was a carpenter all of his life. He was a member of the Palmyra Masonic Lodge for many years, and in 1978, he became a Mastor Mason. David belonged to the Palmyra Methodist Church where he was a member for 52 years.

David was predeceased by his mother and father, Mary and Forrest Bassett. He is survived by his sister, Carol (Evert) Vander Molen; his wife of 37 years, Kathleen Bassett; daughters, Amy Bassett and Michelle (Matt) Rohr; step-daughters, Mary (Bob) DePew and Sally (Mark) Deming; grandchildren Robbie, Holie, Marshall and Mitchell; step-grandchildren, Shelby and Erika; nephews, Jim and Jeff; and niece, Pam.

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