MICHAEL BASTA----May 20, 1962---  Wilkes-Barre Record obituary


Michael Basta, of 190 Franklin Street, Plymouth, died last night at 9 in Retreat State Hospital.  He had been a patient since March 7.
Born in Poland, Mr. Basta came to this country as a young man and settled in Plymouth.  He resided there the last 60 years and was a member of St. Mary's Nativity Church.  Mr. Basta last was employed at Atwater Throwing Mill, Plymouth.  Prior to that he worked in the mines many years with Glen Alden Coal Company.  A son, Frank was killed in France during World War 2.
Surviving are his wife the former Mary Mary Kmeck:
Mrs. William Picton Plymouth(PA)
Mrs. Albert Bogdon   ",
Joseph Basta             ",
Mrs. John Thomas, Hillside, N.J.,
Mrs. Joseph LaBar, Harrisburg,(PA),
David Basta, Patterson, N.J.,
and several grandchildren.