Stephen J. Basilicato, 88, of the Emeritus Assisted Living, Woodbridge, formerly of Peters Court, North Haven passed away peacefully on Friday, June 20, 2014 at his home with his family by his side.  He was the husband of 59 years to Rose Jean Rossetti Basilicato.  Stephen was born in New Haven on March 19, 1926; son of the late Felice and Emanuella D’Agostino Basilicato; served his country faithfully in the US Army during the WW II and had worked for the former Plastercrete for many years until his retirement.  Stephen was quite a handyman, enjoyed fixing and tinkering with things around the house.  Father of Linda (Nick) Liuzzi and Stephen J. (Jody) Basilicato, Jr.  Grandfather of Monica (Eric) Drury, Domenic Liuzzi, Jordon and Gillian Basilicato.  Great-Grandfather of Lyla and Nicolas Drury. Brother of Phil (Patti) Basilicato, Louise DePoto, Michael, Catherine and Teresa Basilicato, and the late Dominic Basilicato and Mary Caraciola. 

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Tuesday morning at 9:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00.  Interment with full military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Monday from 5 to 8 pm.   Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT  06067.