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John T. Mason

September 18, 1927 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 93)



John T. Mason, 93, of Bethesda, Ohio, passed away at Emerald Pointe on December 30, 2020. Born on September 18, 1927 near Boston, Ohio, he was the son of the late Carl and Esther (Dunfee) Mason.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Jane (Cowgill) Mason; his four siblings, Lee Mason, Hazel (Mason) Fitzgerald, Paul Mason, and an infant brother.

A 1947 graduate of Bethesda High School, he worked for the Bethesda Farm Bureau (Rolling Hills Landmark) for 14 years, was a mail carrier for Bethesda Postal Service for 25 years, was a Nationwide Insurance Agent in Bethesda for 21 years, and a 50 year plus member of the Hazen Lodge. John loved life and was always quick to tease family and friends. He made everyone laugh and he loved his family, cars, and motorcycles. John rode his motorcycle until the age of 83. He was an avid Union Local Jets fan, cheering on his grandchildren at all their sporting games.

Surviving are John’s two sons, Bradley L. and Debbie Mason and Bryan P. Mason all of Bethesda; four grandchildren, Erin (Mason) and Brian Ballard of Plain City, Bryan M. and Valene Mason of Zanesville, Ashley (Mason) and Shad Watkins of Winterset, Zachary J. and Amy Mason of Bethesda; seven great-grandchildren, Seth Watkins, Chase Watkins, Maddox Mason, Ellie Ballard, Anna Watkins, Vada Mason, and Julian Ballard; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to the uncertainty during the COVID pandemic, a Graveside Service for John will be conducted, Monday, January 4, 2021, 1:00 PM at Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda. Dr. Brian Bee, Pastor will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Contributions to the Bethesda Fire Department, 103 E. Spring Street, Bethesda, Ohio 43719.

Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido has had the privilege of serving the family during this tender time and was entrusted with John’s care.

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Graveside Service
January 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda


Bethesda Fire Department
103 E. Spring Street, Bethesda OH 43719

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