James V. Basilico


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James V. Basilico, age 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at his residence in Myrtle Beach with his loving wife Mary by his side.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Jim was the son of the late Dominic and Antoinette Basilico. A loving husband, father and grandfather, Jim was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and a proud US Navy Veteran who served during World War II. He worked at the Naval Propellant Plant in Indian Head, MD and for the Environmental Protection Agency as a Chemical Engineer where he retired. Jim held a Doctorate in Chemical Jim was an avid golfer who also loved to fish. In addition to his parents, Jim is predeceased by his sister, Elizabeth Basilico.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Basilico; children, Jim Basilico, MD; Marisa Stebenne and her husband Jonathan, DE; Gary Basilico and his wife Gilly, MD; grandchildren, Angelyn, Sydney and Lola; great grandchildren, Henry and Hudson; sister, Mary Aggazio; brother, Donny Basilico.

A memorial mass will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, June 3, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Fr. Ed Fitzgerald celebrant. Inurnment will take place in the Maryland Veteran's Cemetery, Crownsville with military honors, at a later date.

Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.