Cailyn Bassett

February 28, 1997December 7, 2012

Cailyn Bassett, 15 of Clinton, passed away December 7, 2012 in Middletown. She was born February 28, 1997 in New Haven. Cailyn is survived by her mother, Stephanie Phillips and her fiancé Lou Correia of Clinton and her father, Brian Bassett of Guilford, sisters, Jada and Angelina, brothers, Matthew and Micheal, maternal grandparents, James and Debra Phillips of Clinton, paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Joan Bassett, aunt, Michelle DeSanto and her husband Tony of S. Carolina, uncles, Ken Bassett and his wife Kriztina of S. Carolina, Doug Bassett and his wife Donna of Vernon, special cousin, Jamie Budzynski and her husband Justin of Georgia and many cousins. Cailyn was a sophomore at the Morgan High School in Clinton and also attended the VOAG program in Middletown for a short while. She was a talented and gifted writer and artist. She was a beautiful young girl with lots of personality, sass and always had twinkle in her eye. She had a wealth of friends and family, to numerous to mention that loved her just as much she loved them. Cailyn also spent most of her time at the Library after school she loved reading and of course going online and talking with her friends, she was a fan of Pac Man, Mario Bros and Ramen Noodles. Cailyn had a love for animals, she wanted to become a Vet and a writer. Family will receive friends from 930 AM until the time of service at 11 AM on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Church of The Open Door, 70 E. Main Street, Clinton CT 06413. Please visit for memorial tributes.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 15, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 15, 2012

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Greg Ellal

April 26, 2013

"The beats of your families hearts are assisted by your memory" We all love you Caiyln and i really miss you. We all do, and we know that you are looking down at us right now helping us threw whatever problems we are facing. Thats just the kind of caring person you are. We love you!!!! :') To the family of Cailyn you are in my prayers and prayers of many and have a whole community here to support you and get you threw the next few years while youi adjust to life without Cailyn. Love you babygirl rock the heavens sweety!!

Casey Shain

January 20, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss, Brian. My mom, Veronica Shain, was a lifelong friend of your grandmother's, Ruth.

Kathy Way

December 18, 2012

Sorry for you loss Brian...
Kathy / ULA

Michelle Stroupe

December 17, 2012

Love You Cailyn! I am so glad I had the chance to get to know you!
Love your Snow Camp councelor

Beverly Archer

December 16, 2012

So sorry for your loss, prayers to you and your family.

Norma Perez

December 15, 2012

Today we had a beautiful service just for u little girl we will miss you .. But now you are in heaven God call you to be one of his angels because you was a angel around us but now he needs you in haven love you always in my heart thanks for always been yourself and make me feel love and important in your life ... ????

debi leMere

December 15, 2012

i did'nt know cailyn but i did know her family they are the sweetest people and i will pray for cailyn

William Jackson

December 15, 2012

Dearest Stephanie,
I know at times like this, nothing will consul you and your family but Gods grace
I know in my Heart That Cailyn is in a better place.
And someday we will all be together again
I pray you will find comfort tomorrow at the service
Will See you in the morning
Uncle bill

December 15, 2012

December 15, 2012