Medora E. Basinger

BasingerMedora E. Basinger, 86, of Brookville, died on Monday, June 20, 2016, at Penn Highlands Hospital in Brookville, Pa.

Medora was born on July 8, 1929, in Huey, Toby Twp., Clarion County. She was the daughter of the late David N. Snyder and Nellie C. Hughey Rowe.

Medora was married in Brookville to Frank L. Basinger; he preceded her in death in 1990.

She enjoyed painting, cooking, playing the Hawaiian guitar, gardening, sewing, and needle point. Medora was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Brookville.

Medora is survived by a son, Lewis Basinger of Summerville and a sister, Charlotte Rowe of Brookville. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Basinger and a brother, John Snyder.

Her family will receive friends on Thursday, June 23, 2016, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Furlong Funeral Home (, Gregory K. Furlong FD, corner of Broad St. and First Ave., Summerville, Pa. An additional viewing will be held later that day from 5 – 6 p.m. at the First Church of God in Brookville. The funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with Pastor Henry Scoff officiating.

Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Corsica, Pa.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to either the Brookville Library or Summerville Library.

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