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Barbara E. Mason

February 9, 1927 — January 10, 2024

Westwood, MA

 

Mason, Barbara E. (Earley)

 

Of Westwood, formerly of Osterville, MA and Palm City, FL, at the age 97, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2024 at home surrounded by family. Predeceased by her husband Edward A. Mason, with whom she enjoyed 60 years of marriage.  Barbara leaves her sister, Kathleen V. Earley of West Yarmouth.  Barbara was the loving mother of six children; Thomas E. Mason and his wife Anne, Kathleen M. Podolski and her husband Charles, Paul D. Mason and his wife Joyce, the late Mark J. Mason, Anne M. Ford and her husband Timothy, Mary Beth Johnson and her husband Eric.  Grandmother of Ryan Mason (Melissa), Kevin Mason (Vicki), Justin Mason (Megan), Amy Podolski Chang (Allen), Daniel Podolski (Vanessa), Michael Podolski, Leah Mason, Benjamin Mason, T. Patrick Ford, Brian Ford (Molly), Colleen Ford Phillips (Eric), Ian Johnson, Nathaniel Johnson, Davis Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson.  Also survived by nine great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.  Barbara was a graduate of Regis College (Class of 1948) and enjoyed an active life of golf, bridge, reading, puzzles and traveling, including living in Italy for a year with their young family.

 

Visiting hours at Holden-Dunn-Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St, Westwood, MA on January 16, 2024 from 4 - 7pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated on January 17 at 10am St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St, Westwood, MA. Private burial at Massachusetts National Cemetery. 

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, www.Joslin.org  

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holden Dunn Lawler Funeral Home

55 High Rock Street, Westwood, MA 02090

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

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