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Mark J. Baserman

Baserman – Mark J., 60, Oakland, went to be with the Lord on February 26, 2018. Born on August 21, 1957 in Johnstown, son of James W. Baserman and Lucille A. (Cenney) Baserman, Oakland. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by several beloved dogs. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca Lynn (Parrish) Yeager, Oakland; step daughter, Jacqueline (Yeager), wife of John Holbay, Johnstown; 6 step grandchildren; brother, Paul W., NY; several cousins, and beloved pets, Kyra, Chester, Bentley, Cleo, and Noah. Mark was a 1975 graduate of Greater Johnstown Vo-Tech High School. As a young man, he volunteered many years with the Oakland Volunteer Fire Company. Mark was a US Army Veteran stationed in Alaska. He was employed as an EMT for East Hills Ambulance Service for over 20 years; and in the State Correctional System most recently as Sergeant at SCI-Somerset. Mark enjoyed classic cars, The Three Stooges, John Candy movies and Get Smart. He was always ready for a good laugh, and to help others in their times of need. Mark loved his family, friends, pets, and his home. At Mark’s request there will be no public viewing. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Private inurnment will be at Grandview Cemetery. A public service will be held at a later date to be announced. The family suggests contributions be directed to either: The Humane Society of Cambria County, 743 Galleria Drive Extension, Johnstown, PA 15904 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Mark. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Mark Baserman

P. Sipe SCI-Muncy Mar 7 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mark Baserman

Co1 Toomey SCI CBS Mar 4 2018 12:00 AM

I was saddened and angered to hear the news about your initial attack and of your passing. I worked with you for a bit at East Hills. I wanted to take a minute and thank you and your family for your service to the US Army, and for your many years of public service in the fire company, at East Hills, and with the PA D.O.C. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and coworkers during this very difficult time. Until we meet again....rest easy brother we got it from here!


Jim Prince Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

Deepest Sympathies

Dr. Barbara (Knox) Parkins Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to you Lynn and family. We will be praying for all of you.

Denny and Nancy Baserman Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mark Baserman

DAWSON Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

Mark, Heaven gained a hero. My prayers to your family at this difficult time

Tammy Feathers DOC-Retired Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Family and friends,
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Mark was still young, making the loss doubly hard. Revelation 21:4 promises: And He will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more. Neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. A world without death and billions brought back to life to enjoy it. May pondering on these future blessings provide comfort as you endure Marks death.

Suzanne Scullion Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mark Baserman

Lorrie Earnesty Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mark Baserman

SCI Pittsburgh retired staff member Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

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