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Glen Mason

May 25, 1917 — February 13, 2010

Glen C. Mason of Hector, passed away peacefully at the Schuyler Hospital on February 13, 2010, just three months shy of his ninety third birthday.

Glen was born on May 25, 1917 in Elmira, the son of the late John and Nellie Mason. Shortly after graduating from High School, he married Leona May Brown of Hector who was to be his beloved wife for the next 66 years. Leona predeceased him in December of 2002.

He is survived by his five children: John H. Mason of Hector, James A Mason (Susanne) of Trumansburg, Anne E Watson (Frank) of Cheraw, SC, Glen C. Mason II of Hector and Paul H Mason (Linda) of Fenton, MI. He dearly loved and took great delight in his 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

With the advent of WWII he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving overseas in England and Germany. He was honorably discharged in October of 1945. He was proud of his Navy service and was a member of the U.S. Naval Institute and The American Legion Post 676.

Glen was a member and Elder of the Hector Presbyterian Church; also volunteering with and serving for many years as secretary and treasurer for the Valois-Logan-Hector Volunteer Fire Company. He was a former member of the Odd Fellows Temple, Lions Club and Rotary Club.

Glen began his career as a draftsman at the Shepard Niles Crane and Hoist Company in Montour Falls. While busy working and raising a family, he took evening classes and studied engineering through the International Correspondence Schools. He went on to become an engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation. Following his retirement from the DOT he became a licensed Real Estate Broker and founded the firm of Glen C. Mason Real Estate in Watkins Glen.

You may consider a donation in lieu of flowers in his memory, to either the V-L-H Ambulance Fund, PO Box 12, Hector, NY 14841, or the Hector Presbyterian Church, 5511 St. Rt. 414, P.O. Box 96. Hector, NY 14841

There are no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held in the spring at the Hector Presbyterian Church. You may view his memorial or sign a guestbook online at Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home.

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