John Robert “Jack” Bassett, 82, Vero Beach

John Robert “Jack” Bassett, 82, of Vero Beach, died Wednesday, Nov. 4 at his residence. He was born October 7, 1927 in Albany, N.Y. and had been a winter resident of Vero Beach since 1981 becoming a full time resident in 1992 coming from New Canaan, Conn. After a career in advertising and marketing in NYC he retired to Vero Beach. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jane Bassett of Vero Beach; 2 sons, Peter Bassett of San Francisco, Calif., Michael Bassett of New York City, daughter, Wendy Patrick of Minneapolis and 5 Grandchildren. He was predeceased by his twin sister Jeanne. At the request of the family there will be no service. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of Indian River County, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Arrangements are under the direction of the Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach. Condolences may be made to www.lowtherfuneralhome.com.

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