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Shirley M. Bassage
September 16, 1926 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 91)
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SODUS POINT/PALMYRA: Bassage, Shirley M.; died on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the age of 91. Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Please consider donations to Cracker Box Palace Farm Animal Haven, PO Box 174, Alton, NY 14413. http://www.crackerboxpalace.org/donate or to Sodus Bay Historical Society, 7606 N Ontario St, Sodus Point, NY 14555. https://www.sodusbaylighthouse.org. Formerly of Palmyra, Shirley and Gene moved to Sodus Point in 1995. Shirley was a member of Western Presbyterian Church of Palmyra. She had been a girl scout leader for many years and enjoyed attending rotary meetings and functions with Gene. Shirley is survived by her husband of 71 years, Gene R. Bassage; daughters Sue Bassage and Jill Bassage; grandchildren Christine (Paul) Seymour and Lisa (Anthony) Hollebrandt; great-grandchildren Jillian and Addison Hollebrandt and many very special friends. She was predeceased by her parents George R. “Bob” and Elva Smith Milligan; sister Beverly Wilkinson and brother Bob Milligan Jr.