Prayers are requested for Alexander C. Basta and his family

In Our Caring Community, by , on May 15th, 2015

Prayers are requested for Alexander C. Basta and his family.  Mr. Basta passed away on Wednesday, May 13.  He is the father of Dr. Joanne Basta, ’84, ’87, adjunct professor of mathematics and psychology.  He is also the husband of Rosemary Basta, ’84; the father of Stephanie Rockwood, ’82, and Christine D’Aloise, ’89; and the grandfather of current student, Francesca Rockwood.

Family will be present to receive friends on Sunday, May 17, from 3-8 p.m. at the M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 18, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s RC Church, 620 Center Street, Lewiston.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Niagara University Basta Family Scholarship, P.O. Box 2008, Niagara University, N.Y. 14109, or by contacting Leslie Wise at ext. 8590 or email

Condolences may be sent to Joanne at 12 Porter Center Road Ext., Youngstown, N.Y. 14174