(13-WHAM) Local boxing legend and former middleweight champion Carmen Basilio was remembered Monday morning at a funeral mass in Irondequoit.
Basilio died Wednesday, November 7th at Rochester General Hospital from complications with pneumonia. He was 85 years old.
Basilio - originally from Canastota - lived in Irondequoit and was among the first class of hall of fame inductees in 1990, a group that includes Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali.
His funeral mass - was held at Christ the King Church in Irondequoit.