1228 MAINHONESDALE, PA18431
Mary C. "Connie" Bass, 84, of Beach Lake passed away peacefully on Friday
morning, April 6, 2018 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Mervin Bass in 1996.
Born on September 14, 1933 in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of
the late Joseph and Julia O'Hara.
Connie was raised in the family funeral home in Pleasant Mount where her
late father, Joseph O'Hara was the funeral director. She graduated from
Pleasant Mount School and went on to marry Mervin and raise their family.
Connie was a dedicated wife and mother who loved her family more than
anything. In later years, she was a Postal Clerk at the Beach Lake Post
Office where she enjoyed many friendships in the community. Connie also
supported the Beach Lake Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies' Auxiliary by making
phone calls every month.
Connie is survived by two children: Mary Alice Bass of Beach Lake and
Thomas Bass and his wife Amy of Beach Lake; three granddaughters: Debbie Franklin
and her husband Bill, Taylor Bass, and Erin Bass; great-grandchildren:
Kaitlyn Franklin and her significant other Jeremy Taninies, Billy Franklin, and
Morgan Franklin; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two children: Barbara Bass and James Bass.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 11 at 11:00 A.M. in the
Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Road, Beach Lake, PA18405
with Rev. Barbara Snyder officiating.
Friends and family may visit on Tuesday, April 10 from 2:00-4:00 and>6:00-8:00 P.M. at the Arthur A. Bryant Funeral Home, 1228 North Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Connie's memory
to the Connie Bass Memorial Fund at Honesdale National Bank which will help to
provide the continuity of loving care for Connie's daughter, Mary.
Interment will be in Smith Hill Cemetery at a later date.