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Obituary for Carole W. Bassett (Robinson)

Carole W.  Bassett (Robinson)
South Hadley- Carole W. (Robinson) Bassett, 81, of South Hadley passed away September 8, 2018 at Wingate at South Hadley. Carole, daughter of the late Willard and Marion (Randall) Robinson, was born in Springfield on November 12, 1936. Raised in Springfield, she was a graduate of Springfield Technical High School and went on to attain her Associate’s Degree from Bay Path College. Carole worked as a legal secretary for Traveler’s and Aetna Insurance Companies for many years. Carole was a longtime member of the P.E.O. and was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Avon, CT. She was also a member of their choir for several years. Carole loved bowling and to play bridge. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her long-term companion, Tom Richardson. Carole will be missed by all who knew her, including her loving daughters, Karen Ouimet-Matusek and her husband Lance of Tolland, CT, and Deanna Childs and her husband David of Granby, MA; her grandchildren, Tyler Matusek, Dylan Matusek, Steven Jajliardo, and Nicole Jajliardo; and several extended family members and friends. Visiting Hours for Carole will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 4PM to 7PM at Sampson’s Chapel of the Acres, 21 Tinkham Road, Springfield, MA. Family and Friends are invited to meet directly at Memorial United Methodist Church, 867 West Avon Road, Avon, CT on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11AM. Burial will follow in Memorial United Methodist Church Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Carole’s memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 170 Pearl St., Springfield, MA 01101 or a charity of one’s choice.
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