Loraine J. "Pooch" Basnett, 95, of Idamay, departed Thursday (May 19, 2016) at her residence.
Loraine was born Feb. 11, 1921, the daughter of the late James Russell Martin and Maude Nay Martin.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard Moorehead; second husband, Paul Basnett Jr.; sisters, Thelma Starr, Dorothy Gross, Alice Wilson and Betty Moore; and brothers, Donald Lucas and Franklin Lucas.
Surviving are one daughter, Linda Larry and husband John of Idamay; two grandchildren, April McCullough and husband Jim of Clarksburg and John Paul Larry and wife Alyssa of Morgantown; and great-grandchildren, Dylan and Anna McCullough, John Alek and Dominick Larry.
Loraine worked and retired from Owens-Illinois. She enjoyed playing bingo with her friend Helen Knight.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to People Hospice for their great care and especially her nurse, Judy Greaser.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor Robert Shingleton officiating. Internment will be in Shinnston Memorial Cemetery.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Basnett family.
Published on May 21, 2016