Lester Basiletti, Sr.

December 12, 1927 - November 5, 2018
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Lester E. Basiletti, Sr., 90, of New Philadelphia, died Monday, November 5, 2018 in New Dawn Retirement Community at Dover following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Massimo and Bertha (Welz) Basiletti, Lester was born December 12, 1927 at New Philadelphia, Ohio

Lester was a longtime heavy equipmen…

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Lester E. Basiletti, Sr., 90, of New Philadelphia, died Monday, November 5, 2018 in New Dawn Retirement Community at Dover following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Massimo and Bertha (Welz) Basiletti, Lester was born December 12, 1927 at New Philadelphia, Ohio

Lester was a longtime heavy equipment operator having worked for Joe Skinner Construction and Tom Larkin Construction.

His favorite activities were playing cards, which he did many times each week, as well as fishing and racing cars during his younger years.

He is survived by his children, Rev. Santi (Claudia) Basiletti of Ft. Myers, Florida, Lester Basiletti Jr. of New Philadelphia, Jo Ann Brown of Gnadenhutten, Robert (Laurrie) Basiletti and Harry (Ruth Jean) Basiletti both of New Philadelphia; a daughter-in-law, Pam Basiletti of New Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister, Romona Weber; and a brother, Emmett Basiletti.

Lester was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marie (Grasselli) Basiletti whom he married on August 18, 1949; a son, Ralph Basiletti; and 14 siblings.

A private family graveside service will be held in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia at a later date.

Contributions may be made in Lester’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.

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East Avenue Cemetery

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1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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A private family graveside service will be held in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia at a later date.


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Born: December 12, 1927
Died: November 5, 2018

Condolences for Lester Basiletti, Sr.

Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

gc posted on 11/14/18

My sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

 

David & Pat Metzger posted on 11/8/18

Our sincere condolences to all the family from the Metzger family. Dave, Pat, Steve, Kenny & Davey.

 

Deb Smitley posted on 11/8/18

I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs to all of you.

 

Judy Schrock posted on 11/8/18

Harry and Ruth Jean, We were so sorry to read of Harry's father's passing. Deepest sympathies to both of you. Aden and Judy Schrock

 

Sara Lehigh posted on 11/8/18

Thoughts and Prayers of Sympathy to your Family. My Mom Mary Kate Swaldo sends her prayers also. She was in the room across from Lester

 

Cheryl J Skinner posted on 11/8/18

Our Thoughts and prayers to the family of Lester Basiletti, Sr.

 

Cathy Zimmerman posted on 11/7/18

I was sorry to hear of Lester's passing.He was my euchre partner many times, he was a good card player. Prayers for the family.

 

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