Died: Mar. 7, 2009
William "Bill" Bascetta, 57, of Chicago, IL, formerly of Newington, beloved son of the late Thomas Bascetta, Sr., and Catherine (Cirullo) Bascetta, died on March 7, 2009 in Chicago. Born in Hartford, he attended Newington schools, graduating from Newington High School in 1970. Bill became a disc jockey at a small radio station in St. Johnsbury, VT, completed training at American Airlines in Dallas, and for a short time worked in reservations in Hartford. He moved to Chicago and after 25 years of employment, retired from American Airlines in 2008. He is survived by his brother Thomas Bascetta, Jr., of Newington; his beloved niece Brittany Bascetta; his aunt Claire Cirullo of Rocky Hill; and many cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington. All are invited to a graveside service on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. To share a memory with the family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com.