June 10, 1936 - April 19, 2022
Joseph “Joe” James Bassarab, 85, of Woodbridge, died Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation. He was born June 10, 1936 in Dolina, Poland to the late Michael and Helena Bassarab. Joe was a US Marine Corp veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 364, Woodbridge, VA. Joe is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sharon Bassarab; his children, Joanne Smith and James Bassarab; three stepdaughters, Laurisa Goergen (Mark), Donna Fowler (Darren), and Sandra Paige (Charlie); one daughter-in-law, Kristine Graybill; fourteen grandchildren, Tiffany Bowers (Mark), Daniel Hayzlett (Robyn), Joshua Hayzlett, Connor Smith, Andrea Goergen, David Goergen, Katrina Goergen, Vanessa Goergen, Hayden Graybill, Jenifer Griffith (Jonathon), Hanah Bassarab, and Emma Bassarab; eleven great grandchildren, Makenzie Bowers, Logan Bowers, Makayla Hayzlett, Madison Hayzlett, Haley Hayzlett, Hannah Hayzlett, Kyleigh Hayzlett, Evie Griffin, Allie Griffin, Gabriel Griffin, and Michael Griffin; two sisters, Margaret Grabiec (Frank) and Wilma Stevens (Peter); four sisters-in-law, Linda Bassarab, Linda Jenkins (Stephen), Candy Henderson, and Kim Henderson; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Joe is preceded in death by his stepson, Erik Graybill; and two brothers, Walter Bassarab and Frank Bassarab. A visitation will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA with a funeral service starting at 4:00 pm with Pastor Kevin Dawson officiating. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post 2524. The family would like to invite those unable to attend to watch via livestream at https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1650586404179803 Interment at Arlington National Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joe’s name to the American Parkinson Disease Association at https://www.apdaparkinson.org/1907d3l/ An online tribute wall and guestbook are available at www.foundandsons.com Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family.
Joseph “Joe” James Bassarab, 85, of Woodbridge, died Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation. He was born June 10, 1936 in Dolina, Poland to the late Michael and Helena Bassarab. Joe was a US Marine Corp... View Obituary & Service Information
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