George W. Mason Sr. , a
lifelong resident of Malden, passed away on Friday, November 15th,
after a brief illness. George was born in Chelsea in 1947, the
son of Robert and Ruth (Olson) Paradise. He was raised in Malden, and
after completing his education, he began working in the asphalt
paving trade. Over the years he had worked at Commonwealth
Paving and AAA Paving. He was a beloved man, active in the
community and a member of many clubs and organizations,
including being a longtime Mason, a Past President of the
Eagles, and a Past Exalted Ruler of the Lodge of Elks.
He is survived by his wife,
Linda J. Mason, his mother Ruth Paradise of Malden, his
children, Craig Mason and wife Tammy, Robert Mason and wife
Patricia of Stoneham, George W. Mason Jr. and wife Julie of
Malden, Edward Mason of NH. Maureen Mason and husband Kevin of Malden, Christina Zeletsky
and husband Dennis of NH, Dawna Glaude of Haverhill,
Todd Mason of Malden, Danielle Casoli and husband Michael of
Saugus, Deirdra Crocker and husband Jonathan of Malden, and
Diamond Martins of Salsbury, his sisters, Donna Murtagh of
Malden and Rose Stanley of NH, as well as many many
grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
George was preceded in death
by his father, Robert J. Paradise, his son, Derek Mason, and his
sister, Florence Jones.
Funeral from the
Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on
Friday, November 22, at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian
Burial, Immaculate Conception Church, Malden, at 10AM.
Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Visitation will be held at
the funeral home on Thursday, November 21st, from 4 –