Lee E. Bashore (1932-2020)

Posted October 11, 2020

Lee E. Bashore, 88, of Tulpehocken Twp., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at his home. He was the husband of the late Lena M. Risser Bashore.

Born in Tulpehocken Twp. on Mar. 10, 1932, he was the son of the late Ralph and Lizzie Bross Bashore. Lee was a general contractor and the owner/operator of Lee Bashore Builder. Lee was a member of the Meckville Mennonite Church, where he had served as Deacon. He enjoyed hunting and was a charter member of the Round Top Hunting Club. He had also been a founding member of the Myerstown Grace Brethren Church.

He is survived by his son, Gerald L., and his wife, Dale Bashore, of Womelsdorf; daughters, Darlene K., wife of Peter Reifsnyder, of Wernersville, Ann M., wife of Edward Heston, of Mt. Aetna, and Joan L. Sensenig, of Jonestown; 10 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold, Clarence, Kenneth, and Glenn Bashore and his sister, Mildred Snavely.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. A viewing will be held beginning at 12 noon until the start of the service. Interment will follow at the Frystown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jubilee Ministries, 235 S. 12th St., Lebanon, PA 17042.

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