Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at Health Sciences North on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Della (Carmichael) Jennings. Loving father of Maureen Hosie (Rick), Sharon Jennings Romain, Susan Capstick (Ron), Bill Evans (Gaetanne), Geraldine Attwood (Mick), Gilbert Evans (Deb), Laurie-Anne Gatien (Rene) and Shelley Evans Rintala. Cherished grandfather of Cori-Lynn Lemaitre (Eric), Karen Weir (Jay), Jason Haddow (Kara), Brad Romain (Allie), Scott Fabris (Carolyn), Deena Head (Ryan), Jesse Latimer, Breanne Gatien, Eric Gatien (Nicole), Michael Evans, Andrea Carre (Matt), Dustin Evans, Amanda Van DenDresen (Jon), Chrystal Evans-Anderson (Nickolas) and Laura Evans (Evan) and great-grandfather of 10 . Loving son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Gannon) Jennings. Dear brother of Gerald, Arline, Josie, Shirley and predeceased by siblings Jack, Rita, Milly and Beulah. Sadly missed by his special friend Victoria. He was a talented musician and an avid outdoorsman who lived life to the fullest. A Memorial Mass for Basil will be Celebrated at St. Stanislaus Church, 78 Balsam Street, Copper Cliff on Saturday January 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends are then invited to the Royal Canadian Legion, 1553 Weller St, Sudbury for a Celebration of Life commencing at 2:00 p.m.