Daniel “Dan” J. Bassillo, age 28, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018, due to a sudden illness at Overlook Hospital in Summit. Born in Summit, he was a lifelong resident of Berkeley Heights.
Dan received an Associate’s Degree in Business from Raritan Valley Community College. He was employed by the Berkeley Heights Board of Education at the Columbia Middle School as a Custodial Engineer. Dan had worked for the past 10 years with the Garden State Fireworks Company as a licensed pyrotechnical.
Dan was a member of the Liberty Church in Union. He enjoyed four wheeling, hockey, football, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
Survived by his parents Michael and Karen (Kozub) Bassillo, his brother Tom Bassillo and his wife Lauren and his sister Lexi Bassillo ; best friend Anthony Delia and his Aunt Linda Kozub.
In honor of Dan please wear your favorite flannel, jeans and bandana optional.
A memorial visitation will held on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Union Church, 7 Valley Road, Watchung. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Liberty Church, 953 West Chestnut St., Union, NJ.
In lieu of flowers donations in his name can be made to: www.Pawsandstripes.org