Stella Bassano

Obituary of Stella Bassano

Stella (Chercowy) Bassano, 99, of Franklin Township, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 25, 2019.

Stella was born to the late Andrew and Fewronia (Chamzk) Chercowy and was a lifelong resident of Franklin Township. She was employed by Model Blouse Company until her retirement as a seamstress.

Stella was a member of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Our Lady of Victories Church where she volunteered for many church events. She enjoyed shopping, baking, babysitting her grandchildren, and loved to share time with family and friends. She will be remembered for her kind, compassionate heart, and devotion to her family.

Stella was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Bassano and her brother, Stephen Chercowy.

Stella will be sadly missed by her devoted daughters; Jean (Joseph) Hoffman and Joan (Thomas) Bergamo; her five grandchildren and her eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her two sisters, Catherine Rubino and Mary Veto, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, St. Isidore's Church, 1655 Magnolia Road, Vineland on Saturday from 9:30am to 10:45am. A Funeral Liturgy will begin at 11:00am at the church. Stella will be laid to rest at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Danielle C. Luisi Scholarship Fund, c/o 2755 S. Lincoln Ave, Vineland, NJ 08361 or contributions may be made to Christ the Good Shepherd Parish. Memories, thoughts and prayers may be extended to the family by visiting