SOMERSWORTH - It is with great sadness that the family of Florence H. (Menter) Bassett, 63, mother to Marlaina and LeeAnn announce her passing on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, with her family by her side, following her battle with cancer. Florence was born on February 24, 1955 in Rochester, to Everett and Rita (Lessard) Menter.
She loved spending time with her family, doing crafts and going out dancing on Friday nights. She especially loved decorating for Christmas which was her favorite Holiday.
Florence is survived by her two daughters Marlaina and husband Samuel Malone of Norwich, Conn., and LeeAnn and husband Joshua Allen of York, Maine; four grandchildren, Sean Ranfos, Heaven Ranfos, Aiden Malone and Molly Malone; three grand-pets Daisy Duke, Coco and Blitz; six siblings Butch Murphy of Lebanon, Maine; Albert Menter and his wife Sherry of Orlando, Fla.; Diana Howe and her husband Brian of Rochester, Susan McGlone and her husband Gary of Rochester, Jackie Wilson of Seabrook, Darlene Crovetti and her husband Brian of Lebanon; her aunt Paulette and uncle Ed Welch of Rochester, her good friends Brian Flynn and Jim Nolan; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, and her fiancé Barry Levesque.