Basilio Severino was born May 20, 1939, in El Seybo, Dominican Republic, to Oliva Severino and Emiliano Chalas. He passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, after a brief illness.
Mr. Severino was educated in the local schools in the Dominican Republic and later relocated to Atlantic City. He worked in environmental services for the Tropicana Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, for many years.
Basilio had a fond love for cars. He enjoyed listening and dancing to music. Some of his favorite artists include Tito Puente, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Frankie Ruiz, Hector Lavoe and Celia Cruz. He also was an avid dominos player. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Bruna Morla Severino; daughter, Jocelyn Severino; mother, Olivia Severino; father, Emiliano Chalas; siblings, Patria, Francisco, Epifanio, Angel, and Maria.
Basilio leaves to cherish his fond memories: his daughters, Evelyn Severino, Joseline Pena-Melnyk and Yuberky Pena; brothers, Gregorio Severino and Isidro Chalas; sisters, Petronila, Josefina and Monica Severino; fourteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 12PM Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 2651 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, New Jersey, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com