Richard “Bass” W. Baserman
Richard “Bass” W. Baserman, 63, passed away March 17, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz. He was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Johnstown, Pa., to Barbara and Richard Baserman, who precede him in death. He was a retired corrections officer and belonged to the Way Back Jacks through Northern Arizona University. He is survived by his significant other, Nellie Trejo; daughter Litisha Cooley; sisters Pamela Baserman of Jamestown and Patricia Jewell; brother Jeffrey Baserman; and grandson Jacob Cooley. He was predeceased by sister Connie Hanson of Jamestown. A memorial gathering was held in Arizona.