Mary C. Mason, age 66 of Van Wert, formerly of Kent, died at 6:57 p.m., Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Vancrest Care Center of Van Wert. She was born July 4, 1950 in Huntington, WV to the late G. Harry and Lillian Frances Hager Wright. On September 19, 1969 she married Jerry Lee Mason, who survives in Van Wert.
Mrs. Mason was a homemaker, enjoyed watching football, especially the Browns and the Bills, collecting Coca Cola items, scrapbooking, and facebook. She was a fan of animals, loving cats and dogs. Her greatest joy was her family, cooking for them, and researching family history.
Survivors also include 6 sons – James (Erin) Mason of Winter Haven, FL; Brian (Lisa) Mason of Lima; Christopher (Jessica) Mason of Stow, OH; Steven (Deanna) Mason of Van Wert, OH; Andrew (Sarah) Mason of Van Wert, OH; James (Cassie) Pollock of Mogadore, OH; 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and 2 on the way.
She was preceded in death by 1 grandchild.
A private family gathering will be Friday, September 23rd from noon to 6:00 p.m.
The family will receive friends Saturday, September, 24th from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., at her son, Steve’s home, 8185 Slane Road in Van Wert.
A celebration of Mary’s life will begin 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 24th at her son Steve’s home, with Pastor Clark Williman leading the celebration.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio SPCA, Allen County Humane Society, 3606 Elida Road, Elida, Ohio 45807
Arrangements are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.