Anna Frances Basil
Anna Frances Basil
  • February 25, 1917 - February 9, 2016
  • Hudson, New Hampshire

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Anna F. Basil, 98, of Nashua, passed away on February 9, 2016 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She was born in Chelsea, MA on February 25, 1917, daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Kasper) Alukonis.

Anna had a great love of her family, her grandchildren were her everything, she was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and was very proud of the five generations. She made her home with her daughter, Helen, for 16 years. She enjoyed knitting, reading, doing crossword puzzles and word scrambles, cooking and gardening. When her children were younger she enjoyed taking them to movies and their dance classes, she also loved going on cruises. She was a hair dresser for many years and owned her own shop on East Pearl St. in Nashua, and at one point was president of the Cosmetology Association.

Anna is survived by her daughter Helen Stever and her husband John of Hudson, NH, her son Henry Basil and his wife Carmen of Windham, NH, six grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Henry Basil, and her brother Vito Alukonis.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday February 15, 2016 from 4:30PM-6:00PM at the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St. Nashua. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:00AM in the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home. Burial will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Hill Rd. Nashua. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to, The Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Rd. Merrimack, NH 03054.