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Charles R. Mason, 77, of Foxfire Drive, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vt. He was born August 4, 1940 in Providence, R.I., the son of Roswell and Mildred (Baxter) Mason.
Charles graduated Warren High School in Rhode Island, and later attended the Community College of Rhode Island.
He served in the United States Air Force from 1958-1962 as a medic.
He then married the former Naomi Gordon on May 4, 1963 in St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville.
Charles was a chemical operator with Ciba Geigy, Olin Corp and CCL Chemical in R.I. He also worked as the Materials Prep Technician for Molton Metal Tech in Fall River, Mass.
Charles loved being in the outdoors and enjoyed hiking, camping and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time traveling and cooking, but above all else was his love for his family and church.
Charles was a member of the Turnpike Wesleyan Church and the Senior Center Exercise Class.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi Mason of Plattsburgh; three children, Patricia (Jeffery) Baier of Waterford, Conn., Kenneth (Anne) Mason of Seekonk, Mass., and Sandra (Joseph) Mixie of Milford, Conn.; son-in-law, Robert Linden; brother, Everett (Margaret) Mason of East Providence, R.I.; four grandchildren, Janelle Linden, Joseph Mixie, Joshua Mixie, and James Mixie; one step-granddaughter, Lindsey Hudson; one great-granddaughter, Molly Gauthier; and several nieces and nephews.
Charles was predeceased by his granddaughter, Ashley Gauthier; and one niece, Tammy Mason.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, Feb. 9th at 10 am at the Turnpike Wesleyan Church.
Donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or the Turnpike Family Life Center.
To share a photo, story, or condolence with Charles's family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Published on February 6, 2018
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