Dawn Marie Bastian, 49, of 13 Valley Green Drive, Danville PA passed away
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at Geisinger Medical Center. She was born March 2
1957 in Easton PA the daughter of Ann Cianci Cusano of Easton PA and the
late Paul Cusano.
She graduated as
valedictorian from Notre Dame High School in Easton PA and from Penn State
University with a degree in Psychology.
Dawn was an
active member of Shiloh United Church of Christ where she served as a Lay
Pastoral Assistant. She also served as Volunteer Coordinator for the
Intergenerational Program through Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA.
joy was being a mother to her children. Dawn loved the Christmas season and
vacations at the beach.
In addition to her
mother, she is survived by her husband of 25 years Frank Bastian whom she
married on January 2, 1982. She is also survived by two daughters; Nina
Bastian and Rachel Bastian and one son Matthew Bastian, all at home. Also
surviving is one sister Joan Cusano of Lansdowne PA.
A Celebration of
Dawn’s Life will be held Monday January 15 2007 at Shiloh United Church of
Christ 500 Bloom Street Danville PA at 1:30 PM with her pastor the Reverend
Brian E. Cope officiating. Friends will be received from 11:00 AM until the
time of service. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Central PA
Chapter Suite 100 800 Corporate Circle Harrisburg PA 17110. Please indicate
on your contribution: In Memory of Dawn M. Bastian for research in large B
cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma-with notification to The Bastian Family 13 Valley
Green Drive Danville PA 17821.