Eugene Gerard Basker

February 21, 1950January 6, 2021

Eugene Gerard Basker, 70.

We regret to announce the passing of our brother, uncle and friend, Eugene Gerard Basker on January 6, 2021. Born on February 21, 1950 in Inverness to the late Peter and Theresa MacDonnell. Eugene is survived by his brother, Archie MacDonnell. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his brother, John Basker.

Funeral Mass will be held in Stella Maris Church, Inverness on January 11 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Dan MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Central Inverness Palliative Care Society.

Online condolences may be made to:


  • Theresa MacDonnell, Mother (deceased)
  • Peter MacDonnell, Father (deceased)
  • Archie MacDonnell, Brother
  • John Basker, Brother (deceased)

  • Central Inverness Palliative Care Society


  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, January 11, 2021


Eugene Gerard Basker

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Laurie, Health care worker

January 15, 2021

Eugene was quite a character. Quite a sense of humor, that guy.
So sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed.

doreen & robby (wiswell)leblanc

January 11, 2021

RIP Eugene ... .. keep them laughing up above . god bless sympathies to you all hugs

Edith Murray

January 11, 2021

Sincere condolences are extended to Eugene's family at this sad time. May his memory be a blessing. Rest in peace Eugene.

Edith Murray and Family

Mary Donald

January 10, 2021

So sorry for your loss Archie Joe ,RIP Eugene

Janna Basker

January 10, 2021

I'll always remember Eugene as the guy who loved Music , luxury cars , sunshine and everything that sparkled . Many of great conversations we had over the years and always a fun place to stop for at Eugene's place .
Eugene's fun energy will continue to live on in our hearts .
Im sure so many welcoming arms were ther to take him home to heaven when he received his new wings . fly high until we meet again my friend ❤

Carmella MacIsaac

January 9, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you , Archie Joe at this very sad time .

Lois MacNeil

January 9, 2021

Hi Archie I am so said to hear that Eugene passed away. He was so good to me when we were at the trailer. We always had a place to go. Always welcome. He and your mom will have lots to chat about. You are in my prayers. God bless!

louise crawford

January 9, 2021

Eugene was a great guy A friend to everyone, He will be missed sorry for your loss to all the Basker Families.

Charlotte Campbell

January 9, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Eugine's passing. My sincere condolences to all!

Alex and Ann Chisholm

January 9, 2021

Deepest sympathies on the loss of Eugene.