Joseph Frank Bassano, Jr.
VICTORIA – Joseph Frank Bassano, Jr., 74, of Victoria, known as “Joe”, passed away on this land on Friday, September 24, 2021. Family and friends will gather for a memorial visit, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. : 00 PM, Tuesday September 28 at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Hwy. in Victoria.
Joe was born on January 21, 1947 in New York, New York, to the late Joseph Frank Bassano, Sr. and Marie Rosato Bassano. Joe married Kathryn M. Ippolito on June 25, 1971. They moved to the Victoria area in 1981. Joe owned and operated “Terminix Pest Control” in Victoria for over eight years. He was president of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc, Texas Midcoast Chapter; former member of the Crossroads Builders Association and member of the CCA Texas Midcoast section. Joe loved the outdoors, fished in Port O’Connor and hunted on his deer lease. He also enjoyed visiting his breakfast buddies in the morning at Ramsey’s. and take care of her darling cat, Sabu. Joe was predeceased by his parents. Joe was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and worked with him.
Joe leaves to cherish his memory with his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Kathryn M. Bassano; his sons, Joseph F. Bassano, III and his wife, Kristal, Daniel Michael Bassano, and Anthony Vito Bassano and his wife, Meagan; sisters, Stephanie Bassano and Donna Simmons and her husband, Richard; beloved grandchildren, Thomas Bassano, Michael Bassano, Shane Bassano, Drake DeLa Garza and Reese Moyers; nephews, Rick Bassano and Timothy Bassano; as well as many other loving family members and friends.
Arrangements and services under the personal care of Grace Funeral Home.