OBITUARY

Ralph D. Bassler

December 25, 1953November 20, 2018
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Ralph passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Born on Christmas day this big-hearted soul will be remembered as someone who always made you laugh. Ralph was a thirteen year lung transplant survivor and a six-year kidney transplant survivor. He bravely faced his ongoing health challenges with that same sense of humor which got him through the toughest times. He was hard working his entire life. After receiving the gift of life in 2005 he spent time working part-time and enjoying life with friends and his two pet- pals “Bosie” and “Blue" Ralph is predeceased by his mother Peggy Louise, his father Charles T. Bassler Sr. and his brother Charles (Chuck) T. Bassler Jr. He is survived by his brother Wayne and his wife Patty and Elizabeth Fandel and her husband Tom. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Kathleen Bassler, Molly, Tommy and Jeremy Fandel and his great niece Rain Bassler. Ralph will be forever missed and forever in our hearts. Family and friends are invited to call at the Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville Inc. 1630 Edmondson Ave. Catonsville, MD 21228 on Monday from 4:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel, 711 Maiden Choice Lane. Catonsville, MD 21228. Entombment will be in Loudon Park Cemetery. Online

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 26, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, November 27, 2018
REMEMBERING

Ralph D. Bassler

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Mickey Matthews

November 27, 2018

So very sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. I will always have fond memories of Ralph and the many hours of fun and laughter spent with the Matthews family on Culver Street and in Bethany Beach . . . never without a smile, a laugh, and a fun time. My sincerest condolences to the Bassler and Fendel families. May Ralph Rest In Peace. Ralph, say hi to Mike for me :) God Bless.

Linda Crowley

November 27, 2018

Just read about Ralph’s passing. So very sorry. Ralph was a wonderful kind person. I know he will be missed by many. May he Rest In Peace.

Patti Bassler

November 27, 2018

We will always hold Ralph close with loving memories of his generous spirit and warm smile. Wayne will miss their fun phone calls and silly jokes. He was always so joyous despite the struggles. Love forever Patti Wayne Katie and Rain.

Liz Fandel

November 26, 2018

Ralph - my handsome loving brother. My babysitter chauffeur, big brother, friend and confidante.
A peice of my heart has left with you. I wish I could have done more to keep you here with us but God called you home.
We will be reunited and until then I will carry love in my heart for you everyday.
Rest now my dear brother.
XxOo
Liz

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