Diana May Bassett, age 62, suddenly entered heaven on Oct. 3rd, 2019 in Stratford, Connecticut.
Diana was born in Northampton, Massachusetts on May 11th, 1957. Growing up she lived in Vermont, Connecticut, Maine and Alaska. She attended Indian Bible Institute in Gallup, NM where she received her Associates Degree. On September 22nd, 1977, she united in marriage with Phillip Bassett of Farmington, NM. The couple had two children, Amy Kristine and Phillip Edmund. Diana worked with Phil for over 16 years as he managed Sprouse stores in New Mexico, Arizona and California. In 1991 the family moved to the Corning area. From 1995-2009, Diana worked for Rod Johnson at Cornerstone Construction. She decided to join her husband on the road with his job and started her own bookkeeping company. Currently she was assisting multiple small businesses in Corning with their accounting needs.
Diana was a member at Red Oak Assembly of God for many years and was currently a member of the Atlantic First Assembly. She taught Sunday school, Missionettes, was church secretary and volunteered in multiple church ministries over the years. Diana loved her family and friends. Everyone’s favorite meal was her famous enchiladas; they always drew a crowd!
In their spare time, she loved traveling with her husband. Over the past few years they have been working on the east coast close to where she grew up. Diana enjoyed taking him down memory lane and making new memories on the beach and sightseeing the countryside.
Diana is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Phil Bassett; her two children Amy (Rex) Adams of Lexington, NE and Phillip (Jessica) Bassett of Broken Arrow, OK. Seven grandchildren; Eithan, Makayla, Khalil, Saige, Josiah, Taylor, Sylar. Parents; Ed (Norma) Carr and Amy Harford of Corning, IA. Great Grandmother, Mable Rose Carr of Corning IA. Siblings; Ed Carr Jr. (Mary Lee) of Cleveland, TN, David (Suzanne) Carr of Fort Collins, CO, Dorece (Tony) Criscuolo of Easton, CT and Kathy Lynn (Eric)Townsend of Semour, VT, and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by grandparents; Harlow Carr, Delbert Thayer and Evelyn Thayer. Her in-laws Calvin and Gayle Bassett, Aunts Julie Anniskette, Jo Hunt, Delia Robbins and her uncle Paul Carr.