August 26, 1930 ~ August 19, 2017
Beverly J. (Trestrail) Bassett, age 86, of Hamden, passed away on August 19, 2017. Beverly was born in Waterbury on August 26, 1930, the daughter of the late Frederick & Emma (Koebler) Trestrail, Sr. She was the widow of Donald E. Bassett, Sr. and predeceased by her former husband Theodore Hodio. Beverly is survived by her son Donald E. Bassett, Jr. of Hamden & his wife Christine (Oliva) Bassett of Glastonbury; her grandchildren, Jennifer Hodio, Jessica Hodio, Louis Acupora and Sophia Klump, and her daughters-in-law Joyce Hodio & Debra Hodio. She was predeceased by her sons, Jon Hodio & Theodore Hodio, and her brother Frederick Trestrail, Jr. Beverly was a former Nurses Aide at Whitney Manor Health Care in Hamden and later a self- employed aid & home care provider. A resident of Hamden most of her life, she also lived in Puerto Rico for a number of years with her former companion Juan Santiago. Friends may visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Thursday from 9:00 to 10:30 AM. Her Prayer Service will be begin at 10:30 AM in the funeral home followed by her burial in Centerville Cemetery.