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Mario U. Basile, age 82, of Springfield, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018. He was born September 8, 1935 in Morano Calabro, Italy, a son of the late Saverio Basile, and Ofelia Batazzi Basile. He was a sheet metal worker and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Center Ridge. Survivors include his son, Robert J. Beecher of Crown Point, Indiana; daughter, Susan McDonald of Country Club Hills, Illinois; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; brother, Tony Basile of Apache Junction, Arizona; and special friends, Suzanna Kennedy and James Wesley Bush. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Therese Kelley Basile.

Funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park near Conway by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton. The rosary will be 6:00 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Harris Chapel with visitation following until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements are by Harris Funeral Home of Morrilton.

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